N.O. Alumnae Chapter of Deltas host 52nd Cotillion

“Delta Goes to Mardi Gras” was the theme of the annual pageantry of the local Delta Sigma Theta Chapter held on December 10 of last

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Increased health risks for isolated elders

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Part II Recent studies show that prolonged isolation from society represents the same health risks as smoking 15 cigarettes

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St. Aug’s legacy on display at Smithsonian
When the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opened last year, President Barack Obama and other Black leaders celebrated the power the institution would have to chronicle the stories ...
Protestors to rally in opposition to Trump
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump will be met by protests from New Orleans women in both Washington, D.C. and in the Crescent City. On January 21, the ...
Punishing poverty through prison costs city millions, study finds
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Just two days before the New Orleans City Council unanimously voted to allow people charged with minor municipal offenses to be released without bail, the Vera ...
If the state does nothing more to restore the coast, the areas in red would become open water by 2061, according to projections by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.
Coastal flooding may force thousands of homes in La. to be elevated or bought out
By Bob Marshall The Lens For 10 years, Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan has represented the state’s vision for preventing its bottom third from being consumed by the Gulf of Mexico.
More details of civil rights settlements made public
Responding to a public-records request by Nola.com/The Times Picayune, the City of New Orleans recently released details of a $13.3 million settlement it reached last month with victims and relatives ...
Michael Esnault, 68, is among those being evicted from his home. Esnault, who is a disabled veteran, has been a tenant at the American Can Apartments for nearly seven years.
Tenants fight eviction at American Can apartments
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer The Grinch that stole Christmas, the ACV VII, LLC (Audubon Communities), visited low- to moderate-income tenants at its upscale American Can Apartments on Orleans Avenue in October ...
NOPD hires more officers than it loses in 2016
As the severely undermanned NOPD continues to try to bolster its ranks with new officers, the fourth and final recruit class of 2016 began its training Wednesday.
Native Americans of Grand Bayou seeking help to remain in homeland
By Bob Marshall The Lens Like many Louisiana coastal residents, the Native Americans of Grand Bayou village have seen the landscape surrounding their community collapse over the past 50 years. The lush, ...

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