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  • NOLA Gets First Annual Fried Chicken Festival on Sept. 26

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:24 p.m.

    New Orleans has several festivals year round, and there is always room for more. On Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, The Spears Group is hosting New Orleans’ First Annual Fried Chicken Festival.
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  • Shedrick Roy

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:25 p.m.

    Shedrick Roy is a man whose commitment to serving others runs deep through his veins and is part of a tradition started by his grandfather Carlton Roy Sr., “My grandfather owned multiple businesses and was a Civil Rights Activist
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  • NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:31 p.m.

    Black publishers representing over 200 newspapers gathered to honor some of the top leaders in Washington, D.C. who champion the Black Press and who have helped to improve the quality of life for Black America.
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  • First Laundry Facility Opens in Lower 9th Ward

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:32 p.m.

    In August of 2015, Burnell Cotlon opened the first grocery store in the Lower 9th Ward since Hurricane Katrina. Over a year later, he opened the first laundry facility in the area. Burnell held the grand opening of the facility
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  • We Must Close the Payday Loan Debt Trap Once and for All

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:36 p.m.

    Between the unemployment rate report that was released in early September, and the Census report on income and poverty that was released on September 13, President Obama and his team got great news about the economic status
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  • Beyonce Performs Formation Would Tour at Superdome

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:38 p.m.

    On Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, Beyoncé Knowles will showcase her Formation World Tour at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Formation World Tour will feature over 30 original songs by Beyoncé
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  • National Museum of African-American History and Culture

    Sep 19, 2016, 5:40 p.m.

    The National Museum of African American History and Culture will extend public hours during its grand-opening this weekend. The museum will now be open to the public for additional hours over Saturday
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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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