Try doing a photocopy of one page laid face down on the scanner glass.
Does that come out with anything but a blank page?
If it produces a blank page, the printhead may be clogged. Esp. likely, if you have been using non-Epson-OEM ink supplies, or refills, or remanufactured or 'Epson compatible' cartridges.
To try to clear up the clogged printhead (if that's what really seems to be causing the problem) do a series of cleanings with pauses and wait time between.
1. Clean the (black) printhead.
2. Wait 1/2 hour to several hours or overnight, leaving the printer On but unused (no print jobs, etc.)
This allows waste ink to soak into the printhead and hopefully dissolve dried ink etc.
3. Clean the printhead a second time.
4. Wait again (as in step 2 above) for 1/2 hr. to several hrs., printer On but unused.
5. Clean the printhead a third time.
Then test whether black ink is showing up at all in prints at this point. If it is, even faintly, then repeating this procedure will (eventually, at the cost of a certain amount of ink wasted in the process) clear up the clogged printhead.
After that fails, if it does fail, what you need to do is to decide whether replacing the printhead (which will cost something considerable, more than you would think usually) is better, given the printer's age, or whether it would be more preferable for you to replace the printer altogether with a new one (and hopefully recycle the old printer, always a good idea.)
So (if the test photocopy comes out blank) try the triple-cleaning-with-wait-times that I recommended, and get back to me if it doesn't work for you (so I can advise you further...)... or if it does help (- I always like to hear that something I recommended has worked!)