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Humana Foundation Selects New Orleans for 2015 Humana Communities Benefit $350,000 Charitable Grant Program

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Local nonprofits focused on addressing diabetes and congestive heart failure have a shot at winning $350,000 in grant funding to help

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Landrieu says New Orleans will not tolerate intolerance

It has been often said that even though New Orleans is geographically located in the Deep South, it is not of the South. Similar arguments

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NORD comes under criticism from public at ctme. meeting
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Politics in New Orleans is rarely described as dull and that idea was on full display at a recent meeting of the City Council’s Community Develop­ment Committee. ...
La. Legislative veto session likely
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While national media attention focused on Governor Jindal’s executive order allowing Christ­ian-owned businesses to refuse to cater to gay marriages, despite the House Civil Law & Procedure ...
Partial amnesty proposed for unpaid parking tickets
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You may have a couple of parking tickets stashed away in a drawer at home. The city is owed over $180 million in unpaid tickets and other ...
‘Restaurant Impossible’ host Robert Irvine talks with owners of the JuJu Cafe and Barber Salon, Phyllis Johnson and Tommye Myrick. Photo courtesy of Food Network
Neighborhood café and barber shop to be featured on reality show segment
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Five years ago, Tommye Myrick and Phyllis Johnson, owners of The Juju Bag Café and Barber Salon decided it was time to take their Gentilly business to ...
Landrieu, like other public servants, uses private email account to conduct city business
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Lan­drieu runs Louisiana’s biggest city with virtually no use of his official City of New Orleans email account to communicate with staff, other officials or the ...
HB 707 causes controversy, displays Jindal’s hypocrisy
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The debate over religious freedom laws made its way to Louisiana this spring after a state lawmaker introduced House Bill 707, the Marriage and Conscience Act, that ...
Policemen accused of sex crimes back on the job
The New Orleans Police Department, besieged with a host of scandals over the past year and grappling with a rising tide of violent crime, a severe manpower crisis and the ...
Dillard University, established in 1869 and ranked No. 13 among all HBCUs in the 2014 U. S. News and World Reports Best College Rankings, held commencement exercisers on May 9 for 247 graduates.
New Congressional Caucus champions HBCUs
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A little help may be on the way for historically Black colleges and universities struggling against falling financial support and an increasingly ...

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