By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Garret Graves, chairman of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, said last week “we will not allow BP to walk
By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer The state’s healthcare system has been like a prize fighter on a losing streak. On June 13, the state announced
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You may think the fried catfish you lunched on was locally grown but it could have been pulled out of a basket in Vietnam’s Mekong River. Louisiana’s ... Carol’s Daughter raises money during Essence to help women of New Orleans
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Though shopping was the name of the game, transition was the theme of this year’s Carol’s Daughter shopping fundraiser: 4U, Bayou, celebrating the Leading Ladies of Louisiana ... Free shows by two New Orleans legends
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I’ve never really been healthy,” Lionel Ferbos, who turns 101 on July 17, 2012, ironically declares. The trumpeter and singer, who will celebrate the monumental event with ... Ministry along the mission trail
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Mission one was to be in a Second Line parade against violence in New Orleans. However, that was set for 6-8 p.m., Thursday, June 21, and ... Be nice or leave!
By Dr. Andre M. Perry Contributing Columnist “Be Nice or Leave!” is a local adage that can be found almost everywhere in New Orleans on signature signs that are popularized by folk ... RESTORE Act offers Gulf Coast a shot at economic mobility after the oil spill
By Jeffrey Buchanan (Special from Oxfam America and Facing South) — Out of the tragedy of the 2010 BP oil disaster, we could soon see hope emerge. New legislation, the RESTORE ... Super Bowl to kick off return to pre-Katrina tourism
By Chris Villere and Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writers Eight months from now, New Orleanians will be hoping and praying for the Saints to have home field advantage in the Super Bowl XLVII. ... Chaka Khan celebrates a special graduation ceremony at Essence
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports Essence and 10-time Grammy®-winning singer Chaka Khan, in a partnership with Verizon through its HopeLine program, paid tribute to 33 women of the greater New Orleans ...
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