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Code noir; Paris; les Librairies Associez, 1743; The Historic New Orleans Collection,80-654-RL | Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

New Orleans, the Founding Era places city’s birth on view at HNOC

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer As a part of New Orleans’ tricentennial celebrations, the Historic New Orleans Collection is exploring the wide variety of cultures

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CAC welcomes New York-based dance company

By Jade Myers Contributing Writer New York-based dance company Urban Bush Women have returned to New Orleans, celebrating nearly 30 years of collaboration with the

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Black Hollywood legend pens new memoir
By Lauren Poteat Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently shared the trials, tribulations and triumphs of her journey to superstardom, while sending a strong ...
Paying Tribute to Two Outstanding Men – Martin Luther King Jr. and Danny Barker
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Martin Luther King Jr. and Danny Barker, whose birthdays will be celebrated this week in New Orleans, led very different lives though they faced and overcame many ...
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Non-profit brings Senegalese culture to the Crescent City
[caption id="attachment_27468" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image provided by Les Enfants d'Abord[/caption] By Jade Myers
 Contributing Writer On January 13, West Africa’s unique and rich history makes its debut in the Crescent City at the ...
Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy Faust, Frankie Smith, Joshua J. Williams, Piper Blair and Kennedy Derision. Photo by Tyra Johnson.
Mudbound premieres at New Orleans Film Festival
[caption id="attachment_26758" align="alignright" width="600"] Members of the cast of Mudbound walked the red carpet during the film's premiere during New Orleans Film Festival on Saturday, October 14. From left: Lucy ...
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Local food affair raises funds to support local farmers
[caption id="attachment_26586" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Market Umbrella/Crescent City Farmers Market[/caption] By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer In a city where cuisine is king and supporting local communities and businesses is a way ...
"Us, We...Together." A print work by Delita Martin | Image courtesy of Stella Jones Gallery
Whitney’s White Linen Night: A showcasing of artists of color
[caption id="attachment_26086" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Us, We...Together." A print work by Delita Martin | Image courtesy of Stella Jones Gallery[/caption] By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA – It’s hot. It’s ...
Ashé co-founder Carol Bebelle and Luther Gray discuss the 17 annual Maafa with NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow Tiana Hunt. (Photo by Darrell Larome Williams, NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)
Ahead of tricentennial, Maafa celebration honors ancestors
[caption id="attachment_25818" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ashé co-founder Carol Bebelle and Luther Gray discuss the 17 annual Maafa with NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow Tiana Hunt. (Photo: Darrell Larome Williams, NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)[/caption] By Tiana ...
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Essence Fest – Beyond the Dome’s main stage
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s only natural that the spotlight shines the brightest on the big name stars like Diana Ross, John Legend and Mary J. Blige, who arrive at Essence ...

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