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Essence FINALLY Gets It Right


I have long been a fan of Essence magazine, even after it was bought by Time Warner and was no longer a Black-owned magazine.  I’m aware that print media is losing its popularity and I think I’m one of the few people that will still buy a magazine.  I’ve always been a subscriber to magazines that I can relate to like Honey, Suede, Vibe Vixen, etc.  because I love the glossy covers, high fashion spreads  and the celeb interviews.  What I have been noticing whenever I hit up a local drugstore and browse through the mags is that EVERY cover features the same people over and over again. 

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Isn’t She Lovely?



First Lady Michelle Obama and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, grace the May 2009 cover of Essence Magazine.  As always, Mrs. Obama looks stunning and her mother looks lovely as well. Isn’t it just wonderful to have such a divalicious First Lady??? Check out the interview with Essence’s Editor-In-Chief, Angela Burt-Murray, when the magazine hits newstands everywhere on April 10th.

Photos courtesy of Essence magazine

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