Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 day ago

Black Facts

MAROONS Maroons were Africans who had escaped from slavery in the Americas, mixed with the Native Americans, and formed independent settlements. Between 1780 and 1784, a group of Maroons led by Jean Saint Malo resisted re-enslavement from their...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 day ago

Kids Reign at the “Black Panther”

By Edwin Buggage In our cover story, we told you about the groups of kids that were treated to a day at the movies to see the smash hit, and the tremendously uplifting blockbuster “The Black Panther”. We can all agree, that this was an amazing...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 day ago

Three Black Doctors Share their Path to Success

By Jade Myers Only 5 percent of U.S. Physicians are Black. On Feb. 15th, three of them shared their journey to entering the medical profession after writing the new book: “Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success.”...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 day ago

You Look Like a Star!

Delaney George There once was a time when your favorite celebrities would endorse the hottest beauty products to get you to buy them. In today’s world of beauty, your favorite singer could be the producer of your favorite lipstick. Celebrities...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 days ago

Black Panther Red Carpet Premiere

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Southeast / Louisiana - 2 days ago

Talus Knight Interview

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Southeast / Louisiana - 1 week ago

Celebrating 300 Years

By Eric Connerly New Orleans: A Colorful History As we are in the 300th Anniversary of New Orleans, with its rich and colorful history; it is one where the African influence is seen in everything from the food, music, dance and culture. It is e...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 week ago

Big Chief Devon “OX” Williams

By Glenn Jones TRIBAL TIMELINE: 2012 – Present – Big Chief Devon “OX” Williams Due to our press time, it was necessary to conduct this interview before Mardi Gras. We met with Chief Williams on a rainy day, perfect for sewing, especially close...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 week ago

Shoes, Shoes and more Shoes…

By Victoria Clark Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but on Thursday nights for Mardi Gras, it’s a well fought after glittered Krewe of Muses Shoe. It was a Celebration of Women’s Pride as the first all-female krewe to ever parade Uptown at...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 week ago

Zulu Ball Fashion

By Delaney George This year Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club held their Annual Zulu Ball to top off Mardi Gras Season. The ball is historically and internationally known across the globe and has become the Black Met Gala of New Orleans. Thousa...