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2014-08-27 16:24:57

BLOCK PARTY BRINGS FAMED ESSENCE STREET STYLE FRANCHISE TO LIFE WITH MUSIC, FASHION SHOWS, ART INSTALLATIONS, GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS AND MORE NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced its first-ever Street Style Block Party & Awards; celebrating real women with great style during New York Fashion Week. The day-long extravaganza--fusing music, fashion, art, shopping and food--will take place on September 7, 2014 in Brooklyn, NY, at The Dumbo Archway Under the Manhattan...

2014-08-22 12:24:39

ESSENCE Communications, the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans Announce 5-Year Contract Extension for the ESSENCE Festival(TM) NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announced an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival (TM) through 2019. "We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another...

2014-07-07 16:22:37

FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) annual ESSENCE Festival attracted a record-breaking 550,000 attendees from around the world to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, earning the distinction of being the largest gathering in the event's history. Touted as one of the country's biggest live events, the ESSENCE Festival celebrated its 20(th) anniversary July 3-6...

2014-07-03 12:23:52

July 3-6, 2014 NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fourth of July weekend, the ESSENCE Festival's digital platforms - including Essence.com and Essence's YouTube and Google+ channels - will offer for the first time full live-stream coverage of the event's entertainment and empowerment experiences. Marking the Festival's 20(th) anniversary, July 3-6, in New Orleans, LA, many of the world's top performers and speakers can be streamed online and enjoyed around the world....

2014-05-01 12:28:08

ALSO PERFORMING: TREY SONGZ, K. MICHELLE, JAZMINE SULLIVAN AND MORE NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary hip-hop artist and musical innovator Nas, whose critically-acclaimed documentary, 'Time is Illmatic,' was the hit of last month's Tribeca Film Festival, will kick off the 20(th) Anniversary ESSENCE Festival weekend as headliner of the ESSENCE Now Playing concert, also featuring R&B crooner Trey Songz, as well as R&B/soul songstresses K. Michelle and Jazmine...

2014-03-27 12:26:11

ALL-STAR LINE-UP INCLUDES NEARLY 40 OF TODAY'S BIGGEST ARTISTS AND GREATEST PERFORMERS TO COMMEMORATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESSENCE FESTIVAL NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual ESSENCE Festival, now among the largest consumer live events in the country serving a community of 543,000, is excited to announce the all-star night-by-night line-up of performers for its 20(th) anniversary celebration in New Orleans, LA, from July 3-6. The A-list nighttime concerts will take...

2014-02-21 16:22:17

WINNER'S FILM WILL BE HIGHLIGHTED DURING ESSENCE'S STAR-STUDDED 7TH ANNUAL BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD LUNCHEON ON FEBRUARY 27TH NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE, the #1 media brand for African-American women, has named Stefani Saintonge as the winner of its first The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Short Film Contest: Spotlight On Our Journeys, it was announced today. An ESSENCE first, the Black Women in Hollywood Short Film Contest challenged entrants to present...

2014-02-10 12:24:09

INTIMATE DINNER REMEMBERS 2013 MILESTONE ACHIEVEMENTS AND INSPIRING MOMENTS ON CAMERA AND BEHIND THE SCENES NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE, the number one media brand aimed at African-American women, today unveiled plans to join forces with award-winning producer, director, actor, writer, and philanthropist Tyler Perry on February 26, 2014 for Black Men in Hollywood, a remarkable celebration during OSCAR® week. The event will salute the exceptional work of...

2014-01-16 08:23:56

The 7th Annual Awards Season Event Will Also Pay Tribute to Ten Performers Who Championed the Civil Rights Movement NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced plans to spotlight remarkable moments and performers in film and television with its eagerly anticipated 7(th) annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, including a special celebration of Black Men in Hollywood: A Year in Film. Black Women in Hollywood will return to the Beverly Hills Hotel on Feb. 27,...

2014-01-08 12:25:47

LIONEL RICHIE & MARY J. BLIGE JUST ADDED TO THE 2014 ESSENCE FESTIVAL LINE-UP AT THE NATION'S LEADING COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL GATHERING NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE Festival organizers today announced that programming for the leading cultural gathering of its kind will expand to 20 stages of entertainment and empowerment in celebration of the event's 20(th) anniversary, July 3-6, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. Over the past two decades, "...the Festival has become one of the most...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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