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Road Reunion: Ford Focused On Families During Essence Festival Weekend

In 2009, following the exit of Chevrolet, Ford drove into New Orleans and became a premiere brand sponsor of the Essence Festival.  Seven years later, they’re going strong as a partner of what’s now become one the largest consumer live ...
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McHonors: McDonalds To Honor Toni Braxton & Charles Tillman At ...

The 13th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards will take place on Friday, July 1, 2016 in New Orleans during the Essence Festival Weekend. The annual star-studded mid-day awards ceremony honors outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community. This ...
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Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Black Bourgeoisie: Lifetime’s “BAPS” Has High-End Hoopla

“Don’t judge us based on that clip,” Jason K. Wilson told a group of media professionals who gathered in a small room inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the Essence Festival in New Orleans to meet the cast ...
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Tech Talk: Lance Gross & Regina Hall Host Verizon Dinner

Verizon Wireless returned as a sponsor for the 2014 Essence Festival. To culminate the 20th year of the festival in New Orleans, Verizon Wireless had an interactive booth activation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center where festival attendees could ...
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The Braxtons: Reality Sisters Show Why Their Black Is Beautiful

Procter & Gamble returned to the Essence Festival as a sponsor for its seventh year. The company returned with its My Black Is Beautiful (MBIB) campaign, a program instituted by P&G as part of its long-standing commitment to touch and ...
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McHonorees: Rev. Al Sharpton, Iyanla Vanzant & Will Packer Among ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 20th Anniversary of the Essence Festival in New Orleans. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s ...
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Rhythm Ride: Ford Brings Detroit Beats To New Orleans Heat

Ford returned to the Essence Festival this year, an event that they’ve been the premiere sponsor of since 2009. This year, the iconic automotive company began its road to New Orleans by partnering with R&B newcomer Sevyn Streeter on a ...
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Miss D: Said She’s Filling The Void For Absent Black ...

Fans of Lifetime’s “Bring It!” get to see more of Dianna “Miss D” Williams and her award-winning Dancing Dolls troupe preparing for competitions and pushing themselves to the limit when the show returns later this month. The popular reality series ...
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Gladys Knight: Gearing Up For OWN Show

R&B icon Gladys Knight is preparing for her reality TV debut. AlwaysAList.com has learned exclusively that the “Empress of Soul” is currently shooting a show that is expected to air on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. The 69-year-old vocalist was shooting ...