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  • 2016 People's Golden Service Awardees

    Aug 20, 2016, 10:01 p.m.

    On Friday, August 26th Data News Weekly will end its 50th Anniversary Celebration by honoring six recipients with the People’s Golden Service Award. This new award honors six leaders for positively impacting and empowering the African-American Community
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  • George Curry, Black Press Champion, Dies at 69

    Aug 20, 2016, 9:48 p.m.

    George E. Curry, a veteran journalist who championed the Black press and was reviving online his beloved Emerge magazine, died Saturday at 69, according to a message from his sister’s Facebook account.
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  • Hardscapes

    Aug 20, 2016, 9:53 p.m.

    With any garden design, a lot of thought has to be given to the pathways through you little slice of paradise. First and foremost, the pathways need to be drawn out on paper. Ideal pathways are ones that wind and meander
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  • New Family Medicine Clinic Opened in Lower Garden District

    Aug 20, 2016, 10:06 p.m.

    On August 20, 2016 Kerry Sterling held a grand opening for what he calls the First Family-Centered Medicine Clinic in the Lower Garden District area.
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  • Lovevolution Opening Performance

    Aug 20, 2016, 10:08 p.m.

    On Saturday August 20, 2016, Lovevolution performed new singles from their up-and-comming album Black and Gold. The band is a duet of Mr. Lorrius and Semaj, a husband-wife power team that sing a variety of music ranging from social j
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  • Donors and Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

    Aug 20, 2016, 10:10 p.m.

    Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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  • City Urges Residents to Protect Themselves, Homes from Mosquitoes

    Aug 20, 2016, 10:31 p.m.

    Today, the City of New Orleans is reminding residents of the precautions they should take to protect themselves and their homes from mosquitoes, which are known to transmit diseases like Zika virus, West Nile and chikungunya.
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  • Data News Weekly’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Mar 28, 2016, 7:58 p.m.

    Data News Weekly will be celebrating its 50th year of publishing with a two-day celebration on August 26-27, 2016. On the first day of our event, along with world-class entertainment, we will honor our Trailblazers
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Data News Weekly 50th Anniversary: People's Golden Service Award Gala

On Friday, August 26th Data News Weekly will continue its 50th Anniversary Celebration by honoring six recipients with the People’s Golden Service Award. This new award honors six leaders for positively impacting and empowering the African-American Community within the City, state or nation. This year’s six recipients include Donna Brazile, Vice-Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee; Marc Morial, CEO of the National Urban League; Congresswoman Maxine Water, U.S. Representative for California’s 43rd District; Tanya Lombard, Assistant Vice-President of AT&T; Jim Farmer, Retired Vice- President of GMAC; and Dan Packer, Former CEO and President of Energy New Orleans Inc.