Vice President Kamala Harris hugs moderator Thasunda Brown Duckett, president and CEO of TIAA. The two spoke at the Global Black Economic Forum as part of Essence Fest in New Orleans on Thursday, June 29, 2023. (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
Essence Festival of Culture was presented by Coca-Cola. A celebration of all things Black. It was hosted on June 30, 2023 to honor one of the biggest creations of hip hop music. Of course, there were lineups of some hip hop headliners.
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