By Bob Marshall thelensnola.org A minnow considered the canary in Louisiana’s coastal ecosystem can’t shake the hydrocarbon cough it picked up when BPs oil started
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Excellent musicianship is key to great performances whether listening to local or national jazz artists, a gospel choir, some solid,
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer This spring, 13 residents completed a year of classes and hands-on training in streetcar maintenance, funded by the feds and run by the New Orleans Regional Transit ... President Obama taps Charlotte mayor as transportation secretary
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — President Obama has made his first nomination of an African-American to his cabinet this term, winning accolades from some African-American leaders. Landrieu’s gun votes improve her 2014 polls
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Political pundits were stumped by Sen. Mary Landrieu’s decision to vote against bans on assault weapons but for expanded background checks in the recent post-Newtown gun bill. ... Foundation digs up buried history
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer Much of Black history is buried in forgotten and abandoned cemeteries throughout the nation. A growing number of people are becoming interested in restoring those ... ‘Lockdown’ frees up discussion about education post-Katrina
By Philip Stelly Contributing Writer New Orleanians are passionate about a lot of things: The Saints, second lines, Mardi Gras, music and who makes the best gumbo. We’re seemingly inured to ... African Americans shift spending in tight economy
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) — According to the data found in a new report, “The Buying Power of Black America,” now may be ... Conference called @large seeks Black votes for GOP?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Party of Lincoln has fallen to such a weakened state amongst African Americans that in many inner city precincts in 2012, from Cleveland to New ... Have Black Americans left baseball?
By Keli Goff Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) — While the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 has become a certified success, attracting a diverse audience on its way ...
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