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Tank set to participate in Essence's first-ever men's summit, 'Dear Black Men: We Love You!'

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Ahead of Father’s Day, Tank will uplift fathers in Essence’s first-ever men’s summit, Dear Black Men: We Love You! 

The R&B general will participate in the virtual event to discuss the evolution of the expressions of black male masculinity, while offering a safe space for men to bond in the name of brotherhood and empowerment.

Other featured guests include D-Nice,, commentator Van Jones, radio personality Ebro Darden, actor/comedian Affion Crocket, civil rights attorney Bakari SellersRaymond Santana of the Exonerated Five, and more.

At the request of his fans, Tank delivered hisWorth The Wait EP last Friday, featuring four piano-based songs, as an extension of his While You Wait EP released earlier this year.

The singer is continuing to give fans what they want, following his groovy performance for iHeartRadio’s Live R&B Concert Series last week, in support of the victims of COVID-19 and supporters of Black Lives Matters.

Essence’s Dear Black Men: We Love You! begins Thursday night, June 18, at 7 p.m. EST at

By Rachel George
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