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Attorney Juan LaFonta Shoots New Commercial Features Big Freedia and Gives Back to the Community

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

The Black Press Shows Resilience of the Black Community

For 190 years, the Black Press has chronicled the spirit and resilience of the African-American community.

Group Pressures City on Monument Removal, City Stalls

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.

Deadline for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Grant is May 15th

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

Tackling Childhood Hunger at Kipp Central City

On Thursday, April 7th, Dibia DREAM and Hyatt B.L.A.C.K partnered to raise awareness of childhood hunger. In the program, deemed Carrying Dreams Home, each child is given a DREAMpak

Dave & Buster's Opens in May, to Hire 250 Workers

It’s official: Dave & Buster’s plans to open its first Louisiana location in May. During the finalization process, Dave & Buster’s is looking for new employees before its opening.

Queen Sugar Child Actor visits Blue Lion Karate Academy

His name is Ethan S. Hutchison, and is known for his role in Queen Sugar as the young character, Blue Bordelon. Ethan, six, plays the son of Ralph Angel Bordelon, and has participated in two seasons

Congressional Black Caucus Meets with NAACP

Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and other caucus members met with the National Newspaper Publication Association on Capital Hill.

Landrieu Responds to the Department of Homeland Security Immigration, Customs Enforcement's "Uncooperative" Claims

On Tuesday, March 21, Mayor Mitch Landrieu released the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s

Study Shows Immigrants have a Large Impact on New Orleans Economy

Last Tuesday, the City of New Orleans joined Think Tank New American Economy (NAE) to release a report documenting the economic impact of immigrants in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to Black Press: Trump has Endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press

City to Expand Homeless Services at the Old VA Hospital

On March 15th, Mayor Mitch Landrieu in partnership with the Downtown Development District (DDD), State and Federal officials and local service

Black Press Week 2017 NNPA to Honor Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will honor veteran Democratic strategist Donna Brazile with the 2017 Torch Award

History of the Black Masking Tradition Part 2

As St. Joseph’s Night and Super Sunday have come to an end for the year, it serves as a time to reflect about Mardi Gras Indian Culture.

CBO Scores Republican Healthcare Bill, Millions Lose Out

On Monday, March 13th, the Congressional Budget Office released a monetary analysis of the Republican-Proposed Healthcare Plan Replacement. The new policy, supported by President Trump, is expected to strip

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