Vacant LaSalle Street lot offered for Memorial for MLK and SCLC

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In this 90th Anniversary issue, The Louisiana Weekly looks back to a time when this newspaper stood alone, as virtually

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La. Weekly reaches milestone, celebrates 90th anniversary

This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South,

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Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital cash for cellphone One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in ...
Proposed LNG exports raise coastal concerns
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Louisiana has been called Dubai and also Qatar on the Bayou because of its extensive oil-and-gas production and processing activities. Planned export terminals for liquified natural gas ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...
A 14-year-old Black teen shot, killed by Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputy
“The cops feel they have the right to just go in and shoot. What happened to protect and serve? He had it on his mind to kill.” – Comeako Tillman, Cameron ...
Delgado in final stages of opening New Orleans East campus
By April Siese Contributing Writer Delgado Community College is set to open phase one of their Sidney Collier Campus to students this August. The announcement comes a little over a year after ...
About Town…La. educational officials ‘dismiss’ dead children
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Libba and Hy McEnery run a small, Christian outreach program, ministering to African-American teenagers of Pigeon Town, the area stretching from Oak Street to Hollygrove. And, they ...
La. family sets Guinness Book record for most college grads from one school — Grambling
By Tonya Pendleton Contributing Writer (Special from — Grambling State University has set a new record. But this time it’s not because of its storied football team. It’s because of the ...

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