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Essence is an American fashion, lifestyle and entertainment magazine. It was the first monthly magazine for African-American women between the ages of 18 and 35. The term fashion usually applies to a prevailing mode of expression, but quite often applies to a personal mode of expression that may or may not adhere to prevailing ideals. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Recreation. ... This article is about the magazine as a published medium. ... An African American (also Afro-American and black American) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Image of a woman on the Pioneer plaque sent to outer space. ...

Essence began publishing in May 1970. Its circulation began at around 50,000 copies per month, and has grown to around 1.6 million. This article is concerned with the production of books, magazines, and other literary material (whether in printed or electronic formats). ... Look up May in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...

In 2000, Time Inc. purchased 49 percent of the magazine from its original publisher, Essence Communications Inc. By March 2005, Time Inc. became the majority owner, buying the remaining 51 percent in a deal reported to be worth US$170 million. Time Inc. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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  • Essence Magazine website

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