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Whitney’s White Linen Night: A showcasing of artists of color

By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA – It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s summer; which means the time has yet again come

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Ashé co-founder Carol Bebelle and Luther Gray discuss the 17 annual Maafa with NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow Tiana Hunt. (Photo by Darrell Larome Williams, NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow)

Ahead of tricentennial, Maafa celebration honors ancestors

By Tiana Hunt (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) New Orleans, LA – As the Crescent City nears its 300-year anniversary in 2018, one arts institution is preparing

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Trade Public Belt for Riverfront Park at River Garden and Esplanade Ave.
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu stands on the verge of a political victory that would enjoy bi-racial, citywide support, a welcome change in the wake of the ...
Constable makes offer to assist NOPD
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Interdepartmental “loaning” of police officers has become all the rage in New Orleans of late. Last Wednesday, citing the recent shooting of a five-month-old infant in ...
Gun violence explodes in New Orleans in 2017
Although NOPD officials and the City of New Orleans are not saying much publicly about it, the city is in the midst of a budding crisis as gun violence has ...
White Texas police officer suspended after arrest of mother and daughter
( — The white Texas police officer who was seen on video arresting a Black mother and daughter over an argument about a child littering has been suspended for 10 ...
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 ...
Community groups offer rides to voting polls
New Orleans, LA – A Community Voice and Justice and Beyond are offering rides to the polls for voters in the Greater New Orleans area, including Covington, Mandevllle and Lacombe, ...
New STEM 21st Century Community Learning Center opens
By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer Third through eighth grade students in the city will now get the opportunity to explore the science of magnets, solar energy and the flow of electricity, alongside ...
FBI hiring as the Obama Era nears end
By Allen Johnson Jr. Contributing Writer The New Orleans office of the FBI is on a statewide hiring blitz. It will likely be the Bureau’s last major recruiting drive under the nation’s ...

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