Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 6 months ago

Paid Internships for 1000 Students

Data News Weekly Staff Report On Monday, the City of New Orleans approved a multi-year Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) for $1.1 million with YouthForce NOLA to place 925 New Orleans’ students into paid internships through 2020. Scaled over...

Southeast / Louisiana - 6 months ago

Tis’ the Season to be Ugly

By Delaney George Holiday’s aren’t just for the stylish it’s for the ugly too; Christmas sweaters that is. Ugly Christmas Sweaters are a holiday tradition dating back to the early 2000’s. Family and friends gather in the Christmas spirit with g...

Southeast / Louisiana - 6 months ago

Jazzin’ Around with Delfayo Marsalis

Photo by Glenn Jones Last Saturday, Delfayo Marsalis gave a free performance for the community at Peaches Records on Magazine Street promoting his upcoming CD release. His father, Ellis Marsalis accompanied him in the performance. Recommende...

Southeast / Louisiana - 7 months ago

Trump, Blacks and America…One Year Later

By Edwin Buggage Black America in the Age of Trumpism The Trump Presidency has been one that’s been full of controversy. From his attacks on the media, to embracing White Supremacists and more recently endorsing an alleged child predator Roy Mo...

Southeast / Louisiana - 7 months ago

Big Chief Edward “Freaky E” Johnson

By Glenn Jones & Oba Lorrius TRIBAL TIMELINE 2012 – Present Big Chief Edward “Freaky E” Johnson There are very few good things that came from the Katrina catastrophe. The more we speak with younger chiefs we see the effect much more clearly...

Southeast / Louisiana - 7 months ago

Le Code Noir

Photos by Kichea S. Burt Voices in the Dark Company Theatre, Inc. presented a preview of their powerful play titled Le Code Noir on December 3, 2017 in Congo Square. The play is directed by Tommye Myrick and was written by playwright Mark Sumne...