Art critic, media manager and blogger, Mercedes Jones shares the digital essentials needed to navigate her bustling life in the "City of Brotherly Love an Sisterly Affection."
Blogger, career woman and mom, Makia Thomas breaks down the digital must-haves that she uses to get through her busy yet fabuluos days.
We show you how to thoroughly enjoy your time in New Orleans July 4th weekend.
There's a reason why the ESSENCE Festival chose New Orleans as its official city: it's one of country’s premiere tourist destinations for all things culture. Here are a few of our tips, with help from the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, on how to enjoy your visit to the Big Easy!
The marketplace at the ESSENCE Festival features a range of vendors selling everything from jewelry to woodcarvings.
The ESSENCE Art & Marketplace Zone at the ESSENCE Festival is one of the most popular vendor events in the country. From locals to celebrities, everyone appreciates the arts, crafts, jewelry and quilts presented by creative exhibitors. Check out a selection of vendors to watch out for at the Festival. There’s nothing like it!
Besides being famous for cuisine, jazz and festivals, New Orleans houses some of the largest collections of African-American art in the U.S. While you are in the city for the ESSENCE Festival, make sure to experience New Orleans culture at its finest.
ESSENCE.com interviews Gina Montana, who works with the many vendors who sell unique products at the ESSENCE Festival.
Here's what ESSENCE readers really think about the education their kids are receiving.