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Celebration in the Oaks, a three-decade holiday tradition

Celebration in the Oaks now a trademark for families has turned 30 this year. The annual holiday light display in New Orleans’ City Park opened to the public on Thanksgiving Day and will remain open

Leroy Crawford Jr.

Leroy Crawford Jr. is a passionate and committed advocate in helping young people out of the darkness of hopelessness and strife giving them the tools to envision and navigate their way to brighter futures for themselves.

Nathanael Scales Annual Christmas Party

On Thursday, December 15, 2016, Nathanael Scales held his Sixth Annual Christmas Party. For the last six years, Scales has worked with ForeScene Events to celebrate

King Zulu Elect 2017 Adonis C. Expose' Annual Birthday Celebration & Toy Drive

King Zulu Elect 2017 Adonis C. Expose' held his 18th Annual Birthday Celebration & Toy Drive on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Roy E. Glapion, Jr. Reception Hall.

Arise Schools End-of-the-Year Celebration

On Saturday December 3rd, The Arise Schools, including Arise Academy and Mildred Osborne Charter Schools, held an end of the year Christmas Party

The NOLA Music Awards

The NOLA Music Awards is a prestigious award showcase giving appreciation, recognition and honor to our national and local artists who have exemplified the essential aspects of Jazz

Central City Fest 2016

After ten years, Central City Fest is still bringing the community together. On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, the 10th Annual Central City Festival was held on Oretha Castle Hayley

Paris Soul Café Awards 2016: Men of Honor

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, Paris Harris hosted the Annual Paris Soul Café Awards at the Ashe’ Culture Arts Center. The Men of Honor Edition of the program was hosted by WWL-TV’s Sheba Turk and New Orleans Tourism and Marketing ...

Praise Fest 2016

This past weekend, Versatile Entertainment presented its 8th Annual PraiseFest. The Festival is a three-day outdoor event located near the St. John Bayou. At the festival, several ministry leaders


On Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016,The United Negro College Fund celebrated its 29th Annual UNCF Walk. Xavier, Dillard and SUNO students

Louisiana Democrats Celebrate with Annual Dinner

On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, the Louisiana Democratic party held its annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The annual dinner was created to celebrate and honor fellow Democrats and party ideals and passion

The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale Gets Ready for Carnival Season

The Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale held their Second Annual Cookout on Oct. 1, 2016 to launch their float themes for Mardi Gras 2017. The float riders came up with different shirts

Women’s Culture That is Still Embraced

Rosaline “Baby Doll Ra Ra” Theodore was born into a history of Baby Dolls. The love for its culture and meaning immediately entranced her. She remembered seeing them on Mardi Gras

Beulah Production to Host Social Event, Free Concert

On Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, Beulah Productions is hosting a Love Social Expression Event in New Orleans. Beulah Production is encouraging citizens of New Orleans and Baton Rouge to use love

The NNPA Launches Historic Black Voter Turnout Project for 2016 Election

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) proudly asserts that, “We are the authentic voice of Black America.” We must use that voice as an urgent clarion call for a massive