Essence magazine didn’t settle for just one gorgeous cover image for its November/December issue — instead, they featured three different superstars.

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, pop sensation Lizzo and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, founder of the 1619 Project, each grace a cover of the magazine’s last issue of 2021. The magazine said these three women are trailblazers when it comes to radical self-love and the power of saying no, which only reinforces their strength and beauty. Read More