Demonstrators used the 2015 Essence Festival taking place in the city to draw attention to a movement.
“We are living examples of the struggle that young black men face and the plight that black women often face throughout our entire country,” said Bell.
The annual Essence Festival kicked off with a day of community service.
Teens traveled to New Orleans from all over the nation to participate in #YESWECODE
During a prayer vigil at the 20th Annual Essence Festival, New Orleans moms commemorate their slain children.
The renowned author, bishop and entrepreneur shared insight on reaching your full potential
The initiative will produce specific content for Black mothers.