2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented by Coca-Cola Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Day 2

In This Photo: John Singleton
(L-R) Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE Magazine Vanessa K. De Luca, Lynn Whitfield, Yara Shahidi, John Singleton and Spike Lee speak onstage at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on July 1, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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