National television host Marc Lamont Hill fired up local students as he spoke on the significance of black history at the first of three public lectures organized by Xavier University for Black History Month. Hill, who contributes to CNN, BET ...
Mayor Landrieu, American Can Residents and Councilmember Guidry Announce Extension of Affordable Housing
On Wednesday, Feb. 1st, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, American Can residents, Councilmember Guidry and Audubon Communities, the Owner of the American Can Apartments
Feb. 7 2017, a massive tornado hit the City of New Orleans around 10 a.m., damaging several homes in New Orleans East. The area remained under mandatory tornado watch for over six hours.
Foodies near and far traveled to New Orleans’ Champions Square for a sweet tooth start to the Mardi Gras season. It was the Fourth Annual King Cake Festival put on by Ochsner Hospital for Children
Civil Rights Activist Shaun King will speak as part of Xavier University’s Black History Month Speaker Series on Feb. 16, 2017. This event will be held in the University Center’s Ballroom at 6 p.m.
It was cold on Saturday. The temperature was in the mid 50’s, but that did not stop the Convocation Center at Xavier University of Louisiana’s campus from heating up for the annual Crosstown Classic
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Governor John Bel Edwards, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmondson, and FBI Agent
When civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis was named president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), he remained true to form, touting the Black Press
Women, men, and children of all backgrounds gathered at Washington Square Park on Elysian Fields Avenue to protest President Donald J. Trump one day after his inauguration.
On January 10th, against the backdrop of President Obama’s Farewell Address, a nomination hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General and a press conference by Donald Trump, members of Congress
Today, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), joined his CBC colleagues, Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis (GA-05)
Gov. John Bel Edwards says the Office of Community Development submitted its final plan for an initial $438 million Flood-Relief Appropriation on Jan. 6th to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
As the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday approaches, there is time to set aside how far we have come in Civil Rights as a nation. After the election of Donald Trump, and with the constant uphill battle
The NAACP called a full court press opposing Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination to replace Loretta Lunch as the next Attorney General of the United States.
On December 29, Fox News personality Eric Bolling spoke out against a painting by a high school artist and constituent of Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.), who represents greater St. Louis and the city of Ferguson, Missouri.