The Fresh Market marks anniversary at Uptown, Metairie stores

By Deja Dennis Contributing Writer The smell of New York strip steaks, fresh berries, roasted chicken salad, chocolate covered fruit, and herbal tea filtered through

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Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet with a diverse menu of dance

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Wrongly convicted man sues NOPD, D.A.’s Office
Reginald Adams, a New Orleans man who spent 34 years behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit, has filed a federal lawsuit against the New Orleans Police Department and ...
Jacob C. Johnson, executive director of the Health Education Authority of La. (HEAL), is the latest African American official or director to come under investigation by the La. Legislative Auditor.
Civil Rights group calls for investigation of La. Legis. Auditor and state offices for discrimination
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer After a succession of African-American officials and directors have been investigated by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) a local think tank, Justice & Beyond, is asking the ...
City gets single, expensive bid to remove Confederate monuments
On the same day that marked the deadline for submitting bids for the contract to remove three Confederate-era monuments in New Orleans, city officials announced that the project, which has ...
‘Southern University Massacre’ victims honored by university
More than four decades after Southern University-Baton Rouge undergraduate students Denver Smith and Leonard Brown were fatally shot by an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputy during a 1972 campus ...
State education officials are investigating an incident in which a 9-year-old was handcuffed at school
By Marta Jewson The Lens The state Department of Education is looking into Joseph A. Craig Charter School’s use of handcuffs to restrain a fourth-grader. On March 16, a private security guard handcuffed ...
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New Orleans remains a hub for up and coming entrepreneurs
[caption id="attachment_25387" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Idea Village[/caption] By David T. Baker Contributing Writer New Orleans-based non-profit The Idea Village, a business development organization that caters to entrepreneurs, hosted its 9th annual ...
Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell enters mayor’s race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer District “B” Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell came into the offices of The Louisiana Weekly full of righteous anger. She had spent a good bit of her ...
NOPD’s release of video of Arties Manning shooting raises concerns
After the NOPD release of body camera video Wednesday showing the fatal Jan. 24 shooting of 26-year-old Arties Manning III, many have questioned the effectiveness of body cameras.

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