ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Mary J. Blige will shut down this weekend's festivities tonight at the New Orleans Superdome, wrapping up another year on a stellar note. But yesterday she took time to throw a fundraiser luncheon along with ESSENCE for her organization FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now) which honored New Orleans women who are making a difference.

Essence.com
Jul, 04, 2010

mary-j-blige-ffawn.jpg ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Mary J. Blige will shut down this weekend's festivities tonight at the New Orleans Superdome, wrapping up another year on a stellar note. But yesterday she took time to throw a fundraiser luncheon along with ESSENCE for her organization FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now) which honored New Orleans women who are making a difference.