Honoring James “Jigs” McFadden

September 13, 2017 LA Data News 0

Kichea S. Burt Photographer Last week 9th Ward Indians said goodbye to Flagboy James “Jigs” McFadden. McFadden, age 68, passed on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at his home. His celebration service was held at Abundant […]

Recap of G-Nic on the Lakefront

September 13, 2017 Delaney George 0

This past Sunday the New Orleans Lakefront posed as a showroom with top notch vehicles from Jeeps, Texas Style old school Chevy’s, and California lowriders. Cruise Life CC, Rapper Curren$y’s well-known car club hosted a “G-Nic” inviting […]

NNPA Retreat

August 30, 2017 LA Data News 0

Members of the National Newspapers Publishers’ Association (NNPA) held their Annual Retreat in Chicago, Illinois, united under the theme ‘Mission, Values and Vision’ between August 17th to 20th. Newly elected NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell (seated […]

NABJ Hall of Fame Luncheon

August 17, 2017 Eric Craig 0

On Friday, August 11th, the National Association of Black Journalist held a luncheon in honor of several journalists around the nation. Among the honorees was Jocelyn K. Allen of the Allen Lewis Agency (red dress), […]

Remembering Isaac Edward, Jr.

July 20, 2017 Kichea Burt 0

Via Isaac Edward, Jr.’s obituary: Isaac “Mr. Ike” Edward Jr., retired Army Air Corp of the 92nd Division, served during World War II. He was born in Washington, DC to the late Isaac Edward Sr. […]

Essence Festival 2017

July 4, 2017 LA Data News 0

Kichea S. Burt   Not only was the temperature hot this last weekend, but the performances in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome were, too. Between Friday, June 30th, and Sunday, July 2nd, The Essence Music Festival turned […]

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