ESSENCE and Tina Knowles-Lawson Honor Baton Rouge Hometown Heroes At 'Love on Louisiana' Event

ESSENCE partnered with Tina Knowles-Lawson, Solange and Kelly Rowland for the 'Love on Louisiana' pre-Thanksgiving tribute dinner to celebrate local leaders who gave back to communities affected by historic floods in Baton Rouge earlier this year. As residents of Louisiana battled with yet another environmental set back, these hometown heroes managed to help others who were in need. Take a look at these heartwarming photos of Baton Rouge residents from all walks of life, coming together to support and celebrate each other. 

 

Essence Nov, 21, 2016

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Solange and Kelly Rowland attend the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Michelle E Banks speaking at the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Young local dancers performing at Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Michelle E Banks, Vanessa De Luca, Tina Lawson, Solange, Kelly and Ivy McGregor attend Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Quiana Lynell performs at Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Michelle E. Banks and Kelly Rowland at the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Ivy McGregor poses with a recipient of a 'Hometown Hero Award' at the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community.

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Vanessa De Luca speaks at the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Kelly Rowland speaks at the Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Deedra Wilson speaks at Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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Love On Louisiana: An Essence hometown heroes tribute celebrating the resilience of the Baton Rouge community

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