TV

Marsai Martin Brings Black Skating Culture to the Disney Channel in Epic Collab

Marsai Martin understands her power — and she’s wielding it oh so brilliantly. Now 16, the youngest executive producer ever (and co-founder of Genius Productions) is furthering her commitment to telling diverse stories, especially for and about Black girls in her generation, with a new Disney Channel pilot for her original comedy series Saturdays.

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Cover Stars

Behind-the-Scenes of Marsai Martin’s Sesi Cover Shoot

Like the ‘fro she rocks in her movie Little, Marsai Martin’s goals are big and unshakeable. In our summer 2019 issue (our 4th-annual Natural Hair Love issue, btw), she talks hair, Hollywood, and having hella goals. Take a look behind-the-scenes of her photo shoot and subscribe now to get your copy! Check out her behind-the-scenes […]

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Celebs

10 Black Girls Taking Hollywood By Storm

By Ava Marshall Storm Reid You know her from A Wrinkle in Time, Euphoria, When They See Us, and her latest film Don’t Let Go, and ya’ girl is definitely living up to her name. Not only is she an incredible actress, but she also uses her platform to advocate for young girls with #Bamazing, […]

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Cover Stars

The Baby-Sitter’s Club’s Anais Lee is Our Fall Cover Girl!

Before landing her latest role as junior club member Jessi Ramsey on Netflix’s summer hit The Baby-Sitters Club, 13-year-old Anais was already comin’ through with the receipts. She played the younger version of Yara Shahidi’s Natasha in The Sun is Also a Star and appeared in the movie Blood Ties and TV shows, such as […]

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Activism

Justice for All Just Ain’t Specific Enough

This article originally appeared in Sesi’s Spring 2015 issue. Subscribe here to stay up on our current editions. In the eight months since Ferguson, a grand jury chose not to indict the police officer who killed the unarmed teen, and the Department of Justice decided not to file civil rights charges, either. This may have […]

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