ESSENCE Fest 2014: Alicia Keys' HIV/AIDs Panel Discussion Teaser (2:04)

Check back with us at on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) for the never-seen-before panel hosted by Melissa Harris Perry featuring Alicia Keys discussing AIDS in the Black community.

Rae Lewis Thornton
Twenty Years Later: Rae Lewis-Thornton (3:20)

Hear from the woman who gave a face to the AIDS epidemic with her 1994 ESSENCE cover and became an activist in the process.

Alicia Olatuja
Meet Jazzy Soul Singer Alicia Olatuja (3:24)

The Brooklyn-based vocalist performs her first single, "Speak the Words."