Essence Music Festival

Uplifting Quotes from Our Hall of Fame Empowerment Speakers

For the 20th Anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival, we're giving attendees an opportunity to unleash their power! This year, we're paying special attention to the importance of empowerement by spotlighting the best empowerment speakers to grace our stage. To get you prepared for the uplifting three-day event in New Orleans, take a look at some of their most powerful words.

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  1. @essencefest: Say "Yes" because it all belongs to Him. Be inspired by Michelle Williams. http://t.co/NfC3TtSdyr
  2. @essencefest: The DJ had Usher falling in love. What will the DJ do to you tonight? http://t.co/u1QGKrI5r1
  3. @essencefest: Saturday selfie style: Need a look for tonight? Check out these haute dos we found online. http://t.co/61idMXTgfy http://t.co/tyGSza0aTK
  4. @essencefest: J'adore! Check out Sonovia and Ian's beautiful engagement photos in Paris! #JustEngaged http://t.co/kzJJJODdiR http://t.co/tRbq1BxGcU
  5. @essencefest: Midday Music: Who's rolling with their girls this afternoon - from the front to back?! http://t.co/beW1wsJKhG
  6. @essencefest: Saturday Morning Jazz: remembering Joe Sample with "I Felt the Love" http://t.co/AwazJpIryr
  7. @essencefest: Rush Hour Jam! Ready for the weekend. Who's walking it out like Jennifer Hudson? http://t.co/qYU88sAyn8
  8. @essencefest: Live on Stage: Jennifer Hudson at Radio City Music Hall during the finale of "America's Got Talent" season 9 in NYC. http://t.co/oMsni4rvq9

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