Apparently the "Brown Skin" singer was not a fan of the twerking "bootcamp" on stage at this year's Essence Fest, and Twitter has thoughts.

"This is not the land of the free but the home of the slaves!" Jill Scott's National Anthem Remix has America's Attention And We Can't Stop Watching It!

Baldwin & Co., a Black-owned bookstore at the center of a dispute with Essence Fest organizers, said a lawsuit from the media company has been dismissed following a court order and cease and desist letter. The post Essence Fest Lawsuit Targeting Black-Owned Bookstore Is Dismissed appeared first on NewsOne.

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to capture the sights and sounds of this year's Essence Festival.

"God has afforded me a platform to stand on this stage and I better make use of this time."


Roland Martin caught up with Charlie Wilson during this year’s “Essence Fest.” Uncle Charlie broke down the secret to his success in the music business…

#TeamBeautiful spent the 4th of July holiday in New Orleans at Essence Festival and in between jamming to an amazing concert lineup that included the epic…