MSNBC returned to New Orleans over July 4th weekend to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival™! We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who visited us at the Festival and shared their hopes for change in our communities.
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Be sure to check in with us regularly at msnbc.com/growinghope for updates on Growing Hope and our upcoming events.