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Raw Redemption: The Movie “Brian Banks” Brings Powerful Message To ...

The movie “Brian Banks” was a part of the Essence Festival’s Entertainment All Access lineup of films. Yours truly hosted a clips and conversation presentation during the festival for the movie, based on the life of a rising football star ...
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Rebranded: New Essence Owner Reveals Name Change Of Annual New ...

The Essence Festival kicked off on July 4th weekend with a major bang—and that was before the fireworks went off! The festival celebrated its 25th anniversary in New Orleans and launched several new components to maximize their milestone. The weekend ...
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Leah Chase: Suppertime Send-Off To The Queen of Creole Cuisine ...

Groundbreaking restaurateur Leah Chase, the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” died on June 1 at the age of 96. The New Orleans culinary matriarch who fed civil rights leaders, presidents of the United States, musicians and Hollywood stars spanning over seven ...
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Record Breaking: Essence Festival Audience Larger Than Ever Thanks To ...

It’s literally the largest festival in the world and this year Essence Festival made new milestones with over 510,000 attendees in New Orleans for the four-day gathering during the July 4th holiday weekend. That number broke previous Essence Festival records, ...
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Superb Soiree: My Black Is Beautiful Hosts Exclusive Essence Festival ...

Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful campaign held an exclusive dinner during the Essence Festival in New Orleans. The event was held at the Ace Hotel and was hosted by motivation speaker Lisa Nichols, featured a performance by Grammy ...
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Bayou Brunch: NOLA Multicultural Tourism Serves Art & Soul

New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network sure knows how to put on a fine soiree. This year, NOMTN as they are affectionately known, held a swank brunch during the Essence Festival weekend at the Stella Jones Gallery. With the theme, “The ...
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You Get A Car: Loni Love Gives Away A Ford ...

Automotive manufacturer Ford continues to be a driving force—pun intended—behind the Essence Festival in New Orleans. The American-made car brand returned as the exclusive car sponsor of the festival in New Orleans for an eighth year, this time bringing Emmy-nominated ...
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All Access: Jawn Murray Talks To Music Duo Louis York

Essence Festival is the largest festival in the United States. The annual gathering in New Orleans helmed by Essence magazine had more than 470,000 attendees for its 2017 festival. In previous years, Essence has also garnered huge attendance numbers: 425,000 ...
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All Access: Jawn Murray Talks To The Cast Of “Step ...

Essence Festival is the largest festival in the United States. The annual gathering in New Orleans helmed by Essence magazine had more than 470,000 attendees for its 2017 festival. In previous years, Essence has also garnered huge attendance numbers: 425,000 ...
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All Access: Jawn Murray Talks To Cast of Netflix’s “Dear ...

Essence Festival is the largest festival in the United States. The annual gathering in New Orleans helmed by Essence magazine had more than 470,000 attendees for its 2017 festival. In previous years, Essence has also garnered huge attendance numbers: 425,000 ...