- Deepak Chopra to counsel Essence Festival participants Updated: Jul-01-15 5:40 am
NEW ORLEANS - A new face will be among those counseling Essence Festival participants as part of the festival's empowerment experience.
- Police: 61 arrested, 10 troopers injured at concert Updated: Jun-08-15 6:16 pm
Radio hosts at the New York station that sponsors the country's largest one-day hip-hop music festival took to the airwaves to scold concertgoers who threw bottles and rushed the gates, prompting police to fire tear gas into the crowd and arrest 61 people. But one DJ said the melee should not overshadow an event that's been going on for 23 years.