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New Orleanians’ favorite places captured in coffee table book

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer For locals, Super Sunday has a bit of different meaning than for those in other parts of the country. Many

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Breaking the Line tackles the Black athlete phenoms in college football

By Ro Brown Contributing Writer It’s a book that should be required reading for all prospective and current Black college football players. Samuel G. Freedman

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Havilah Malone hosts signing for new book
TV show host and speaker Havilah Malone is hosting two book signings this week for her recent release “How to Become a Publicity Magnet.”
An African-American writer finds her roots in Bengal
By Sandip Roy New America Media In 1896, almost a century before Mira Nair’s Mississippi Masala caused a stir by daring to show a romance between a Black man and an Indian ...
One Book One New Orleans battles low literacy rates
By Travis Andrews The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans is binding together over literature. One Book One New Orleans, a pro­gram of the Youth Leadership Council partnered with the New Orleans Public Library, Books2Pri­soners ...
Book about wealth-building strategies comes to ‘party with a purpose’
By Edmund W. Lewis, Editor The Louisiana Weekly, Editor Author and businesswoman Deborah Hardnett knows a little something about success.
Malcolm X’s grandson decries biography on 86th birthday observation
By Nayaba Arinde (Special to New York Amster­dam News to New America Media) — Throwing a book at the book, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm ...
NOMA to present ‘Ancestors of Congo Square’
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present “Ancestors of Congo Square: African Art” in the New Orleans Museum of Art on May 13 to July 17. In keeping ...
A hodgepodge of musical notes
By Geraldine Wyckoff The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer A Love Letter to New Orleans If it seems as if Irvin Mayfield is omnipresent, that's because he just is. The trumpeter ...





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