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Perfect Partnership: Why Hollywood & Brands Flock To New Orleans ...

“Essence Festival is the largest festival in the world,” said Michelle Eubanks, President of Essence Communications, during a room packed full of sponsors, celebrity guests, influencers and media personalities at the Ace Hotel in New Orleans to kick off the ...
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George Tillman Jr.: Eager to See a Resurgence in Black ...

In the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, there were a bevy of great films with African-American themes, and filmmaker George Tillman Jr. was responsible for ones like ‘Barbershop,’ ‘Soul Food,’ ‘Beauty Shop’ and ‘Roll Bounce.’ These days, Tyler Perry (‘For ...