Slave Captains Instructed

February 15, 2018 LA Data News 0

The Skills of the Africans were so vital to Louisiana settlers that slave ship captains were instructed not to stop in the West Indies in route to Louisiana because French West Indian planters would buy […]


February 7, 2018 LA Data News 0

FOUNDING OF NEW ORLEANS The French had learned from natives about a path from the lake down what is now Bayou Road across Esplanade ridge to the Mississippi River. When they decided to build a […]

Royal Chaos

February 7, 2018 LA Data News 0

Over the weekend, NOLA Designers Ljai’Amor and Mariah V. granted Data News Weekly access to their ‘Royal Chaos’ themed fashion show. The guests, auction, and alluring garments all contributed to a great night of fashion […]

2018: The Year of the Black Woman

February 7, 2018 LA Data News 0

By Monica Simpson Executive Director, SisterSong There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black people, and immigrants (among […]

Black Facts

January 31, 2018 LA Data News 0

Cumulus Radio and Data News Weekly Present: TRI-CENTENNIAL BLACK FACTS   THE CLAIM  In 1682 Robert De La Salle sailed down the Mississippi with 23 Frenchmen and 18 Indians and established a small fort at […]

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