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Gospel

Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored At 2016 Essence Festival

Posted March 22, 2016 by jmurray

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 Experience Stage. Essence has assembled some great entertainers to pay homage to the famed Gospel […]

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Maze & Essence
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Lifestyle

Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To Essence Festival

Posted May 5, 2015 by jmurray

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina, Essence’s July 3 concert will feature special moments of tribute to the city […]

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Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get On Up 2
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Rock Star Rollout: Cast of “Get On Up” Gets James Brown Treatment On Promo Tour

Posted July 30, 2014 by jmurray

“The Godfather of Soul” James Brown was an icon in music who’s career spanned six decades and spawned anthems like ‘Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud,’ ‘Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine,’ ‘Living in America’ and ‘It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,’ among countless others. The Toccoa, Georgia-bred entertainer […]

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Will Packer, Iyanla Vanzant & Rev Al Sharpton
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McHonorees: Rev. Al Sharpton, Iyanla Vanzant & Will Packer Among 365Black Awards Recipients

Posted July 11, 2014 by jmurray

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 365Black platform, created to celebrate the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. Held at […]

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Laz Alonso
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Laz Alonso: Celebrate But Don’t Bootleg Our Stories

Posted July 15, 2013 by jmurray

“Jumping the Broom” star Laz Alonso is excited about the resurgence in Black film and television projects that have him and his peers working more in Hollywood. The 39-year-old actor, who is one of the honorees for the Verizon Wireless campaign “Celebrating Your Story: Powering Your Network,” sat down for an interview with AlwayAList.com to […]

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LeToya Luckett, Gladys Knight & Brandy
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McTelevision: McDonald’s 365Black Awards To Air On BET

Posted July 9, 2013 by jmurray

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2013 Essence Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. For its 10th anniversary, the 365Black Awards honored […]

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Mary J Blige
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Essence Festival: TV One Out, MSNBC In

Posted May 22, 2013 by jmurray

Don’t look for the “TV One Night Only: Live From The Essence Festival” this year on TV One. The annual music and cultural festival usually packages some of its main stage performances from the Essence Festival with backstage interviews for a two-hour television special for those unable to make it to New Orleans. After four […]

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Beyonce & Frankie Beverly
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Music

BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Posted February 14, 2013 by jmurray

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! Some wonder why they hadn’t tried their hand at it a long time ago. What […]

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