42nd Annual Bayou Classic set to kick off November 28

Mark Alexander is what some might call a die-hard fan of the Southern University Jaguars. Even though the New Orleans native matriculated at the University

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School site honored as historic landmark

By Ashlee Hill Contributing Writer It was a Saturday on the grounds of Valena C. Jones Elementary School at 1901 North Galvez St. and a

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African-centered scholar visited N.O.
Professor James Small, an African-centered scholar who has led tours to continental Africa and throughout the African Diaspora and lectured extensively on African history, culture, ingenuity and spirituality, was in ...
Fats, the Count and Christian in the spotlight
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “The Fat Man” Enjoys Immortality in the Grammy Hall of Fame “They call, they call me the fat man,” sang 21-year-old Antoine “Fats” Domino in Cosimo Matassa’s J&M ...
Can Dr. Ben Carson help GOP attract Black voters?
By Daniel White Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from TruthBeTold.News) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has launched a new radio campaign — featuring a Carson-inspired rap, ...
Black Catholic History Month observed
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer What do Saints Benedict the Moor, Josephine Bakhita, Augustine, Anthony the Great and Monica have in common? They are just a few of the countless Black and/or ...
Armed robberies on the rise in New Orleans
Despite the NOPD’s efforts to get a handle on violent crime, recent numbers show that armed robberies are on the rise in the city and threatening to eclipse last year’s ...
Endorsements for November 21 election
Governor: JOHN BEL EDWARDS Rep. Edwards, is a graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. His honor was so trusted that Edwards as a cadet served as the ...
Iconic musician and songwriter, Allen Toussaint dies at 77
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “Any setting in New Orleans, as far as I’m concerned, is pretty close to perfect,” Allen Toussaint once proclaimed. The renowned composer, producer, pianist and ...
Sleep Out puts spotlight on homeless youth
By Kendall Lawson Contributing Writer One day last week, a drop in temperature of a few degrees saw folk visiting Bourbon Street wearing jackets to fend off the crisp cold wind breezes. ...

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