Shaun King Shares his Journey to Fight Injustice using Social Media

Do you want to be heard or do you want to make a change? This was a question that Civil Rights Activist and Senior Justice Writer for The New York Daily News

City of New Orleans to Receive FEMA Assistance

On Saturday, February 11th, in response to Tuesday’s tornadoes, President Trump declared a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana.

Local Muslim Students Protest Trump Ban

The Xavier University community walked about two miles around Drexel Drive leading the charge against President Donald Trump’s ban on people from 7 majority-Muslim nations

Marc Lamont Hill kicks of black history speaker series at Xavier

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

Tornado Severely Damages New Orleans East Neighborhood

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.

King Cake Festival Raises Funds while Celebrating Mardi Gras Pastime

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

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