• It's Bayou Classic Time: Are You Ready?

    Nov 22, 2015, 3:47 p.m.

    The Bayou Classic is a football game and so much more! The Bayou Classic commemorates historically Black colleges and universities, academic achievement, tradition, sportsmanship, marching bands, and friendly competition.
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  • Results of the Runoff

    Nov 22, 2015, 3:38 p.m.

    For those who did not receive 50% or more of the vote during the open primary were subject to a ‘runoff election’ where the two highest vote-getters go head to head. With the exception of David Vitter, every other runoff candidate belongs to the Democratic Party.
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  • Voters Look for Change in 2015 Elections Run Off

    Nov 18, 2015, 3:09 p.m.

    This weekend Louisiana voters will return to the polls in what political observers say could be a referendum on Gov. Bobby Jindal’s eight years in office. While Jindal recently dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, U.S. Sen. David Vitter
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  • Reflections from Paris: Triumph over Terror

    Nov 18, 2015, 12:21 p.m.

    I must admit that while in my career as a journalist I have written thousands of articles, this is one that is extremely tough. My mind is in an utter state of confusion and uncertainty. After living through and covering our City post-Katrina
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  • A Bad Mouth Used to Speak the Word of God

    Nov 18, 2015, 3:19 p.m.

    Darryl Manning’s main focus behind his music is to attract those he could relate to because of his past. Manning, better known as Favor, is a street veteran, who was “doing everything that the enemy had me doing.”
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  • Goodbye Dear Friend

    Nov 11, 2015, 10:55 a.m.

    Allen Toussaint, January 14, 1938 – November 10, 2015, New Orleans' quintessential member of the music community worldwide, passed away following a concert while on tour in Madrid, Spain. Toussaint, was an iconic songwriter, composer, musician, and producer for over a half century.
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  • Youth Pastor Who Raps

    Nov 11, 2015, 11:35 a.m.

    Cory Ricks knows the music industry. He had lived it for 15 years. Three years ago, he took up gospel rap. It was part of a personal transformation he made to turn his life around. On Nov. 3, the 31-year-old youth pastor at New Home Family Worship Center
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  • 2015 Black Saints Celebration Set for November 14

    Nov 11, 2015, 11:26 a.m.

    November is designated as Black Catholic History Month around the country. Here in the New Orleans Archdiocese, The 2015 Annual Black Saints Celebration will be on Saturday, November 14, beginning at 11am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church.
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