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VERNA GATES, AUTHOR OF 100 THINGS TO DO IN BIRMINGHAM BEFORE YOU DIE, TO HOLD BOOK TALK AT MOODY CITY PARK

100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, which is the ultimate bucket list of things to do in Birmingham and the surrounding area. Featured Photo from Bham Now The author, Verna Gates, has a presentation at Moody City Park on Thursday, April 22 from 10 to 11 a.m. What: Author presentation for 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die […]

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2019 ESSENCE FESTIVAL TRANSFORMS INTO PLATFORM ADVANCING GLOBAL BLACK CULTURE, ECONOMIC OWNERSHIP & INCLUSION

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience, is marking its 25th anniversary July 4-7, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.  The Festival, the only experience of its kind, is also the largest celebration of global Black culture and continues to reach new heights with a focus on economic inclusion, […]

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ESSENCE's Yes, Girl! Podcast Live Now ft. "Little" stars, Issa Rae & Regina Hall

ESSENCE’s Yes, Girl! Podcast is now live featuring “Little” movie stars and comedians extraordinaire, Issa Rae and Regina Hall. The Hollywood faves sat with the Webby nominated Yes, Girl! crew to talk about their now longstanding friendship and how the movie was not their first time coming together in a creative space. Believe it or not, Issa and Regina co-wrote a movie script in […]

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Birmingham’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Birmingham Zoo

April is here and the time has come to celebrate Easter with an Eggstravaganza plus Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Hop on over to Birmingham’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-12: 30 pm at the Birmingham Zoo. Come a little earlier for a scrumptious breakfast with your favorite bunny at either […]

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ESSENCE 25th Anniversary Festival Night-by-Night Performance Line Up Unveiled

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade.  The Festival also just announced the official night-by-night performance line up for its […]

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ZUMBA BLOCK PARTY FOR AUTISM AWARENESS at The Summit Birmingham #TheSummitBham

Grab your cute leggings and get ready to hit the dance floor!  The Summit Birmingham will host a Zumba Block Party for Autism Awareness. If you follow my Instagram Stories account, you know that I am a huge fan of Zumba fitness.  It’s a fun way to break a sweat, stay healthy, and dance to […]

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Chase and ESSENCE Expand Economic Opportunities for Black Women with Launch of Currency Conversations Campaign

Chase and ESSENCE today announced the launch of Currency Conversations, a new campaign created to help black women across America achieve financial success. This campaign, which is an early example of Chase’s recently-announced Advancing Black Pathways commitment, will foster local communities of black women to inspire each other and provide digital access to a national network of […]

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CHLOE X HALLE ON ESSENCE MAGAZINE NEW DIGITAL COVER

ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, announces its first-ever digital cover. It was announced today by ESSENCE Chief Content Officer MoAna Luu. The inaugural cover, featuring Grammy-nominated sister act and Grown-ish stars Chloe x Halle, launches on Wednesday, February 6th. The launch follows the musical duo’s outstanding Super Bowl LIII […]

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