Judge Relents, Mistrial Declared in Cosby Sex Assault Case

Saturday morning, Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill finally bent to the will of the jury and declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case.

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season: What to do, things to pack

From June 1 to November 30, New Orleans like many Gulf Coast Cities are in hurricane season. While most of the weather phenomenon created in the gulf is likely to dissipate

Lower 9th Ward Music Park Grand Opening

Last September, Lower 9th Ward Entrepreneur Burnell Cotlon opened the first laundry facility in the Lower 9 since Hurricane Katrina. At the end of June, Cotlon

Celebrity Stylist “Goo Goo” Atkins to Host Non-Profit Scholarship

Celebrity Stylist Goo Goo Atkins returns to host Le Sanctuary Book Club’s “Stars & Stripes Celebrity Day Soiree and Bowling Bash”, Saturday, July 1st from 1:30pm – 4:30pm on ESSENCE Music Festival weekend

100 Black Men of America Holds 31st Annual Conference in NOLA

During the second week of June, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. will hold its 31st Annual National Conference. At this year’s conference, hundreds of members from around the nation will meet to discuss

City Breaks Ground on S. Galvez Street Reconstruction Project

One June 1, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City and State officials, and community stakeholders to break ground on the $5.4 million S. Galvez Street Reconstruction Project.

Four African-Americans Chosen for Cosby Jury

After a third day of the jury selection process Bill Cosby criminal trial, all 12 jurors have been chosen. It was a day filled with high-drama and even several outbursts of laughter by the embattled comedian and others.

Flint Residents Still Suffering, Forgotten, Abandoned

Residents of Flint, Michigan have very little to celebrate, three years after the water crisis in the city made national headlines.

NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out

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.

Louisiana Children’s Museum Breaks Ground in New Orleans City Park

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

Remembering Mama D

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.

Michael Bagneris Announces Bid for Mayor

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. Edwards Announces NGA Partnership to Reduce Child Hunger in LA

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) chose Louisiana among only 10 states

AKA President, Lawmakers Condemn Racist Act at American University

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”

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”

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