Monument supporters pin hopes on Trump, state legislature

As the City of New Orleans scrambles to find a way to relocate four Confederate-era monuments on a shoestring budget and the 2017 legislative session

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Arise Academy students display their work for the Healing Together New Orleans Art Exhibit to coincide with National Crime Victim's Rights Week.

New Orleans area students find therapy through art

By Deja Dennis Contributing Writer Students from Arise Academy Charter School set out to heal the divide in their community with their artwork, signifying the

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New initiative helps moms gain access to fresh produce at farmers markets
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer Breastfeeding mothers, or those who receive benefits from the federal program Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, now have a unique, new resource for ...
According to new study, Black Millennials more optimistic about their future than whites, Hispanics
( — A newly released study of Millennials reveals that Black consumers between the age of 18-35 are more optimistic about their futures than Hispanics, Asians and Whites of the ...
Pain of state preemption felt by the South’s vulnerable communities
By Allie Yee Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — As rifts between liberal-leaning blue cities and largely conservative red states widen across the South, much of the focus has been on ...
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 the aisles at the Uptown location of ...
The Trump Administration lost again in court, this time on Voter ID
By Jessica Huseman ProPublica A federal court in Texas has again ruled the state’s 2011 voter identification law intentionally discriminated against minorities. It’s the latest loss in the case for Texas — ...
Black writers win four Pulitzers
(Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Colson Whitehead, Hilton Als, Lynn Nottage, Tyehimba Jess, each took home the Pulitzer Prize for their work, the Pulitzer Prize Committee announced last week.
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Complexions Contemporary takes stage with New Orleans Ballet Assoc.
[caption id="attachment_25192" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Complexions Contemporary Ballet | Image courtesy of Complexions Contemporary Ballet[/caption] By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents the return of Complexions Contemporary Ballet ...
Dept. of Education pick to head its Civil Rights office once said she faced discrimination for being white
By Annie Waldman ProPublica The new acting head of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights once complained that she experienced discrimination because she is white.

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