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Essence Fest 2017: Diana Ross, Solange, Erykah Badu To Perform

The Essence Festival is always an amazing time, and it looks like the 2017 edition will be no different. Essence Magazine recently unveiled the lineup for its 23rd…

Black Boys Become The Focus Of Verizon’s New Outreach Program

FACT: Black women are the most educated group in the United States. There’s a higher percentage of black women enrolled in four-year colleges across the nation than any o…

If You Didn’t Go To Essence Fest, Here’s 8 Reasons To Visit New Orleans

Folks from all over travel to Essence Festival, the big festival in the Big Easy, to see R&B and rap’s biggest talents perform their biggest hits. But even if Essence…

Music Festival SZN: Pro-Tips For Navigating Essence Music Fest, Governor’s Ball, OVO Fest and More

While Coachella rocks the Valley on the West Coast, visions of fringe, shades and food trucks danced into our heads for the real season of music festivals: summer. What…