Virtually Festive: Experience The 2020 ESSENCE Festival From Home + Get UPLIFTED With Ford

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty The pandemic is changing the way we experience life in 2020, but at least one tradition is carrying on. The 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture: Unstoppable Virtual Experience Presented by Coca-Cola kicked off on Thursday. This first-ever virtual celebration spans across two weekends–June 25-28 and July 2-5 (Thursdays-Sundays)–and will feature virtual performances, summits, panels and more that will both entertain and inspire. It all streams on ESSENCEStudios.com! Headliners include: Bruno Mars, Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, John Legend, Common, Ayesha & Stephen Curry, Lena Waithe, Rev. Al Sharpton, Naomi Campbell, Patti LaBelle, Sarah Jessica Parker, Swizz Beatz, Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor, Tarana Burke, Tamika Mallory and many more from around the world. All this is …