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National Civil Rights Activists to give Public Lectures at Xavier for Black History

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.

Dillard and Xavier take a win each in tense but friendly Crosstown Classic.

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

Women’s March in New Orleans Attracts Thousands, Aims to Keep Trump Presidency Accountable

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.

Gov. Edwards’ Administration Sends Final Plan for $438 Million Appropriation

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

2016 Recap: Louisiana August Flood Recovery

Federal disaster assistance comes in many forms to support various recovery functions. Below is a breakdown of the various forms of assistance Louisiana disaster

Mayor Highlights NOLA's 2016 infrastructure Achievements

In mid-December, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and officials from the New Orleans Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans (S&WB) highlighted the City’s 2016

Mayor Highlights 2016 Job Creation in NOLA

On December 20, Mayor Mitch Landrieu applauded the successes of the City’s economic development efforts throughout 2016. The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and the New Orleans Business Alliance

New Orleans Staple, The Ya-Ka-Mein Lady, Prepares for Her Next Move

You may not feel it instantly, but as the flavors begin to complement one another in her silver cooking pot, the aroma rushes the anxiety in, and before you know it you

City will Awards $13 Million to Families after Three Katrina-era Police Killings

On Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the City of New Orleans settled three federal law suits against 17 plaintiffs, regarding the wrongful deaths and mistreatment

CBS Classic Coming To New Orleans For First Time In 2017

The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (GNOSF) and SMG announced today New Orleans has been selected to host the CBS Sports Classic, to take place Saturday, December 23, 2017, in the Smoothie King Center.

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” Expands Countdown To New Orleans

“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017” marks the continued expansion of the iconic Annual New Year’s Eve Tradition with coverage from New Orleans, Louisiana

U.S. Senator Runoff Election on Dec. 10th

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, New Orleans will have a runoff election for U.S. Senate. Former State Treasurer John Kennedy (R), is running against former Louisiana State Senator Foster Campbell

Blue Lion Karate Academy Partners with Arise Academy

Grandmaster Eric O’Neal, CEO and founder of Blue Lion Karate Academy, partnered with Arise Academy Charter School in New Orleans. In their two-year-old partnership,

Council Passes City-Wide Recycling Resolution Following America Recycles Day

Following the success of America Recycles Day, New Orleans City Council passed a resolution encouraging increased recycling to reduce the volume of waste sent to landfills

New Orleans Opens VA Hospital

On Friday, Nov. 18, New Orleans opened its Veteran Affairs Medical Center, the first permeant medical center for veterans since Hurricane Katrina.