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Black Boys Become The Focus Of Verizon’s New Outreach Program
Verizon is using their energy and resources on enriching the lives of black boys across the country.
Apple Music Gave Some Of R&B’s Fastest Risers Their Own Essence Fest Spotlight
Outside of Essence Festival's flagship empowerment and Superdome events, there were offsite options to take in blossoming musical acts.
Getty Images/Erykah Badu Performs At Essence Fest
Essence Festival To Expand To South Africa In 2016
The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.
Times A Changin’: Luke James And Goapele On The Effects Of A Fast-Paced Music Industry
Soul singers Luke James and Goapele discuss the evolving music industry and how it positively and negatively affects the art, artist and fans.
Ava DuVernay Talks Love For Bree Newsome, Black Twitter And New Hurricane Katrina Film
"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."
Lil’ Mo Shades Prince on Instagram
Via VIBE: Lil’ Mo was a bit exasperated with Prince’s level of fame on Friday night (July 4) at the Essence…
Nas To Headline Essence Festival 2014 Kickoff
After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic , Nas will help Essence commemorate its double-decade birthday as headliner at the music festival's…
‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Campaign in Search of An Ambassador
The "My Black Is Beautiful" campaign is going on a nationwide search for six women who will be the ambassadors for the empowering…
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Philando Castile’s Family Reaches $3 Million…
The settlement was reached shortly after the shooter, officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges in Castile's case.
A New Jersey Professor Was Fired For Defending BLM…
"Essex County College publicly lynched me in front of my students.”
Undercover Cops Who Handcuffed Black Teens For Selling…
A photo of the boys being detained went viral.
Michael Vick’s Father Reportedly Charged In Heroin And…
Father of former professional QB is currently at large, facing criminal drug and money laundering charges.
Big Boi Said An Outkast-ATCQ Joint Album Was “Definitely…
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This would have been epic.
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