Michaela Angela Davis

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WATCH: Michaela Angela Davis Explains Why She's 'Grateful to Be Black'

“We gave you spirituals, then we gave you jazz, then we gave you blues, then we gave you hip-hop, then we gave you art and rock and soul and style and food and a soul. Why wouldn’t I want to be that?”

LIVESTREAM WNYC's Sold-Out Prince Panel Tonight

"Prince So Cool, Ain't Nobody Bad Like Him" features guest panelists Touré and Michaela Angela Davis, among others. It starts at 7 p.m. ET.

Is Essence Leaving Black Women Behind?

The magazine is set to announce its new fashion editor: a white woman.