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Essence Music Festival offers free ticket to LA residents

The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports New Orleans, LA – Essence Fest fans who are looking to stretch their concert dollars this year may be in

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Devri Velázquez, Rocio Mora and Ada Rojas discuss the Afro-Latina Experience at the recently held event RisasRizos

Afro-Latinas take to the road to talk hair care and heritage

By Prinsey Walker Contributing Writer Ada Rojas and Rocio Mora did not know how to deal with their hair – thick, curly mixes of Latino

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Trade Public Belt for Riverfront Park at River Garden and Esplanade Ave.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu stands on the verge of a political victory that would enjoy bi-racial, citywide support, a welcome change in the wake of the ...
We have food deserts because we’ve deserted our own stores
By James Clingman TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Why do we have Food Deserts? One reason is that we have deserted our own stores. Instead of taking care of ourselves, we complain ...
Job prospects were mixed for Black workers in the month of April
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Even though Black women lost ground in the labor market last month, the unemployment rate for Black workers dipped below eight percent ...
Trump’s new bank regulator: Lawyer who helped banks charge more fees
By Cezary Podkul ProPublica In the early 2000s, banks successfully sued to stop Iowa from limiting their ability to charge ATM fees to non-customers. They also fought off states’ attempts to stop ...
Lawsuit targets potential cancer threat in the South’s farming communities
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – More than 800 cancer patients nationwide are involved in a class-action lawsuit that accuses the chemical giant Monsanto of failing to ...
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Linda Johnson Rice retakes control of Johnson Publishing Company
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — Following a month of announcements on corporate restructurings, Linda Johnson Rice is back at the helm of ...
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Life insurance is one of the keys to Black wealth, according to executive
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — If Black lives matter, then Black wealth should certainly matter, too. That’s the motto that Eugene Mitchell, a corporate vice president and market ...
Beware: That call from the IRS may not be a scam after all
By Anna Challet Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) — For taxpayers worried about scams involving IRS imposters, the one reliable piece of advice to hold onto was the old consumer ...

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