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Catch Me at EssenceFest This Weekend!

The 2017 ESSENCE Festival is this weekend in New Orleanand I’m HYPED! I look forward to ESSENCE Fest every year, but this year is extra special because I’m proud to be a featured speaker and panelist! I’m in amazing company with people like Iyanla Vanzant, Ava DuVernay and Auntie Cissy Houston, Congresswoman Maxine …

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I’m At Essence Fest Speaking and Shenanigansing

Yes, I just said “shenanigansing.” I made up a word AND turned it into a verb. HOW DARE I? Ha! Anywho, hey people! I am spending this weekend in New Orleans at ESSENCE Magazine’s annual turn up jubilee, Essence Festival. I went for the first time last year and I …

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5 Lessons from My First Time Attending ESSENCE Fest

I just got back from New Orleans yesterday, fresh off my first ever ESSENCE Fest, and I am still not recovered. Whew. First world problems is being exhausted from 4 days of panels, pampering, and parties, I know. It was hella fun, though, but I don’t bounce back as fast …

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Headed to New Orleans and ESSENCEFest for the First Time!

I am sitting here procrastinating on packing as I am wont to do. I just really hate this part of traveling. It’s so painful! GAAHHHH! Anywho, I’m GEEKED because tomorrow, I’m going to New Orleans for the first time ever, and it’s for ESSENCEFest! ESSENCE Magazine’s annual weekend with music, …

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