Hampton University exits MEAC for Big South Conference

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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 ...
Have Black Americans left baseball?
By Keli Goff Contributing Writer (Special from The Root and New America Media) — While the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 has become a certified success, attracting a diverse audience on its way ...

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