Tina Knowles-Lawson, Kelly Rowland and Solange Join ESSENCE In Honoring The Hometown Heroes of Baton Rouge’s Historic Floods
Tina Knowles Lawson opens up about her marriage to Richard Lawson and what happened to almost make them call it quits before they tied the knot.
Solange and Kelly Rowland present Mama Tina with the award during the Empowerment Experience at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival
“There's a certain kind of sisterhood that we have as Black women," said McMillian during her keynote at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival.
ESSENCE Festival attendees had more on their minds than just taking in the concerts and enjoying the festivities. The #BlackLivesMatter movement was at the forefront of many attendees' thoughts and they had no trouble sharing with us the reasons why Black lives matter to them and how to keep the conversation going.
“ESSENCE brings out the natural beauty of African-American women and I consider it an honor and a pleasure to be able to hold these pieces of history in my hand,” says New Orleans native and ESSENCE Magazine collector, Margaret B. Smith.
“I need you to make sure you’re voting in all elections," said Sybrina Fulton to ESSENCE Festival attendees.
The singer/activist and journalist discuss the impact that HIV/AIDS is having on the Black community.
Women who have lost loved ones to violence march together and pay remembrance in New Orleans.