Essence Music Festival

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Essence Festival 2022 is upon us, but with the fun comes the NOLA heat. These six essential tips will help make your experience enjoyable!

Essence Festival is back, and these NOLA Bloggers can show you a thing or two when it comes to staying stylish and cool in the heat.

Check out our photo recap from Essence Festival 2018!

If you didn't hit Essence Fest, these pics will give you a severe case of FOMO.

These photos prove that Black Excellence was alive and well at Essence Festival.

"For us as young females, that's our goal to prove people wrong. That's so fun. Especially being young, you're often looked down on, 'Oh maybe you don't know as much.' You realize you know a lot!

"When we talk about prison reform, we are also discussing and taking it to heart that people who are incarcerated need to have a way to survive outside of prison," says Dascha Polanco.

"As long as the decision makers still view us in a certain way, I think we still have a bit of a pushback in what is conventionally beautiful."

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It’s that time of year! Every July, New Orleans, the southern city, fills up with women, families, friends, and more to enjoy, empower, be entertained and more. From celebrity-filled panels to star-studded musical guests and more, Essence Festival brings out the best…so naturally, there is style! See who turned up the fashion to match the heat […]