Dillard University inducts athletes into new Sports Hall of Fame

By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Ariel Mitchell arrived on the Dillard campus as a freshman in fall 2008, three years after Hurricane Katrina decimated the

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Hampton University exits MEAC for Big South Conference

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Ali’s stance on Vietnam War emboldened MLK to oppose conflict
By George E. Curry Editor-in-Chief, WASHINGTON — Muhammad Ali’s decision to risk going to jail by opposing the Vietnam War provided Dr. Martin Luther King with the strength to come ...
Everything Sterling said wasn’t false
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Alex Thomas (center) was named Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year
Local student Alex Thomas chosen as La. Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year
By April Siese Contributing Writer Benjamin Franklin High School sophomore Alex Thomas has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The announcement comes amidst media accolades and only ...
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church host Fatherhood & Family Summit
NEW ORLEANS, LA – New York Knicks Assistant General Manager and former two-time NBA All-Star Allan Houston, along with award winning journalist & CEO of Starfish Media Group Soledad O’Brien, ...
Bayou Classic marks major milestone
With only days remaining until families all over this city, state and nation polish off hearty helpings of turkey, ham, oyster dressing, cornbread dressing, sweet potato pie and the like, ...
NORD baseball players make it to the RBI World Series
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Although New Orleans does not have a major league baseball team, the Crescent City has representation in the World Series — the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities ...
City’s summer recreation programs dealing with $700,000 cut in federal funding
By Katy Reckdahl As Mayor Mitch Landrieu cut the ribbon at a refurbished Harrell Stadium, he turned to a group of children at the front of the crowd. ...
NORDC closes Annunciation Center amid protest
By Brittany N. Odom Contributing Writer After serving the St. Thomas community as both a recreation center and administrative office facility for several years, the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) Annun­ciation ...

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