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The Future First Family (hopefully) getting their "cover shine" for Essence magazine's September issue (on newsstands now).

Also in the issue:

Faith Evans: Silent No More
Thirteen years after the East Coast-West Coast rap wars, which led to the murders of her husband The Notorious B.I.G. and his former friend turned rival Tupac Shakur, Faith Evans finally speaks out. The Grammy Award-winner talks exclusively to Essence to set the record straight on drug abuse, ghosts from the past, and how she has found happiness with her husband and four children.

Hurricane Katrina: The Storm Within
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, much of New Orleans still struggles to rebuild. But in the midst of the devastation lies the hidden danger of deep emotional wounds—a problem that officials are calling a mental health crisis.

The State Of Black Women’s Health
While Black women are making progress, there are still critical steps to take on the road to better health. In this special report, see what doctors say about where they stand, where they're headed and where they can get the best care possible.

Condom Sense
Is your man complaining about using protection? Quiet his concerns with these four life-saving comebacks.

PLUS: Rihanna, Fall Fashion Guide, Terrence Howard, Money Rescue Guide