Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members contacted by the NNPA Newswire were shocked to hear the news.
Kid-sized shovels were hard at work in New Orleans City Park today as the Louisiana Children’s Museum (LCM) broke ground at its new site, bringing the child-centered, family-friendly
On Saturday, May 20, New Orleans lost its beloved activist and hero Ryan French Cole, better known as “Mama D.” Cole was 72 when she died.
This past Thursday, May 11th, Michael Bagneris announced his bid for Mayor at Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in Treme’. So far, Bagneris is the first to officially announce
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) chose Louisiana among only 10 states
A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African-American woman, was elected to be student body president at American University, nooses and bananas (some with the words “AKA Free”
Multitalented New Orleans chanteuse and all-around entertainer, Sharon Martin, will once again take on the iconic role of Billie Holiday in Lanie Robinson’s stage musical
Last Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement on the House Republican Budget that decimates critical state services without regard
Ashé Cultural Arts Center (Ashé), its Board and Worldwide Travel Experiences (WTE), in partnership with the Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, Merchants and Business Association
On Monday, April 24th, at the Orpheum Theater, New Orleans Playwright and Artistic Director Anthony Bean received the “Theater Lifetime Achievement Award” from Gambit at its Big Easy
The Tamborine and Fan organization will be hosting a summer camp at Louis Armstrong Park. The camp called "Secret Life of Plants" Project will include
Over the years’ Attorney Juan LaFonta has been on the forefront of serving his community. Making his mark as an elected official, educator, community advocate and now as a top attorney
For 190 years, the Black Press has chronicled the spirit and resilience of the African-American community.
With the April 13th date passed to remove four confederate monuments in the City, local coalition Take Em’ Down Nola said it will continue to press the City to follow on its 2015 vote to remove the monuments.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation through its Community Partnership Grants Program is looking for new applicants. Applicants interested in applying for Community Funding for Music and Art Education