You've completed your hotel payments, paid for your flight and even got tickets to several events for the weekend but what is it to do at the Essence Festival during your down time?

Depending on who you talk to, there isn’t a such thing as “down time.” Simply walking do...

3 tools to help get the most out of your trip to the Essence Festival

Updated 06/13/2018

There are events going on all day, all night and all over the city!

You might be surprised to learn that many EMF guest return often. Last year, interviewed individuals w...

Essence wants you to realize your dreams for social change by joining its #WokeWonderland campaign.

The brand first introduced its #Woke100 list—which honors the top 100 women activists and social influencers from around the country—in its May issue. The list will come...

The Essence Festival is one of the largest events celebrating African Americans in the United States. Each year hundreds of thousands of people descend upon the city of New Orleans to attend this “Party with a purpose.”

The festival includes 3 days of concerts and commu...

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