Essence Music Festival
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Our Favorite Bikers Had a Ball Riding 1800 Miles to ESSENCE Fest

Last April, we brought you the story of four black women from the Midwest who planned the daring feat of riding down 1800 miles to join us in New Orleans for our 20th ESSENCE Festival. Well, they came, saw, conquered and told us some interesting tales about their trip. Take a look at photos from their adventure.

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Jaymes Hines
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

It Takes a Tech Village: Preparing Educators for the Future

In this series, we follow up with the tech organizations that participated in our #YESWECODE Tech Village at the 2014 ESSENCE Festival. Read about how they are innovatively working to promote diversity in Silicon Valley.