Did you know that celebrity chef Art Smith is one of the nearly 26 million Americans in the United States living with diabetes?
The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor, pioneering civil rights leader and founder of one of the nation’s met effective faith-based civil rights
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Two issues weigh heavily on my mind. The first issue is that of hunger in America and the reactionary Republican effort to apply ... Complex Social Security debate looms for 2014 elections
By Charles D. Ellison Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune) – Deep beneath the surface of endless partisan wrangling between the White House and Congress is the Social ... City Council eyes once-a-week trash pickup as budget hearings continue
By Charles Maldonado The Lens The New Orleans City Council’s ongoing budget hearings reached marathon proportions Wednesday with review of spending plans proposed for seven departments or sub-departmental offices, including the council ... Blues Fest and Guitar extravaganza
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans isn’t usually regarded as being a big blues or a guitar town though it has plenty of both. The city is much better known for ... Father and seven-month-old son killed
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports In a year that witnessed a drop in murders with a rise in shootings in New Orleans, the severity of the problem of ... Charter boards to choose between parish and state oversight
Many charter boards will take up the question of switching to the Orleans Parish School Board at their next meeting. Free FICO credit scores coming to millions
(Special to the NNPA from the New Pittsburgh Courier) – FICO scores are used by nearly every major lender to assess the creditworthiness of credit card and loan applicants. But ... Group urges D.A. to file charges against man who shot 14-year-old
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor A group calling itself the Justice for Marshall Coulter Committee gathered outside the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office at 619 S. White Street recently ...
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