N.O. actor Anthony Mackie reigns as King Bacchus

New Orleans native and NOCCA grad Anthony Mackie, a rising star in Hollywood, will make history this Carnival season as the first African American to

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ReNEW Sci Tech used special-ed designation for cash, state report finds

By Marta Jewson The Lens ReNEW SciTech Academy violated special education law, robbing some students of special education services, and also committed state testing violations

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Latest effort to stop removal of statues denied
On Friday, a Civil District Court judge denied a request for a preliminary injunction blocking the removal of the Battle of Liberty Place monument and three statues honoring Confederate ...
Does a dollar spent in the Black community really stay for only six hours?
Editor’s Note: The following article by reveals how an unfounded, unproven and apparently false statistic pertaining to spending by Black consumers with Black-owned businesses has been circulating ...
Carver High broke special-education law for excessive suspension of student
By Marta Jewson The Lens George Washington Carver Collegiate Academy charter high school got in serious trouble earlier this year for suspending a student with disabilities for nearly five weeks, more than ...
Zulu marks 100th year of incorporation
In 1908, John L. Metoyer and members of a New Orleans Mutual aid society called “The Tramps”, attended a vaudevillian comedy show called, There Never Was and Never Will Be ...
African leaders to press fight for representation at the United Nations
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — The present composition of the United Nations is a thorn in the side of some African leaders who ...
Brown v. Board of Education Historic Site in Kansas
Director encouraging visits to the ‘hallowed grounds’ of Black history
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Thousands of priceless relics, artifacts and Black historic sites around the U. S. have been destroyed by accident, negligence or intention.
Melissa Harris-Perry survives attempted attack
(Special from HipHop Wired) — MSNBC host and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry narrowly escaped an attempt on her life while covering last week’s Iowa Caucuses. In a recent ...
Latest in U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp features Richard Allen
Preacher, activist and civic leader Richard Allen is the face of the United States Postal Service’s 39th Black Heritage Commemorative Forever stamp which was dedicated earlier this month at a ...

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