Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

Stacey Abrams Ends Historic Gubernatorial Run

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D NNPA Newswire Contributor The State of Georgia’s Democratic Gubernatorial nominee has ended her historic run for governor in a controversial political race that has captured the attention of the country. In a press con...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

OneEgg: Using Nutrition to Transform Education

By Piper Thurman Data News Weekly Contributor One egg is all it took to change the lives of many children in various countries, like Rwanda, Honduras, Nepal, Haiti, Nigeria, and more. That is the gospel Chris Ordway, the Executive Director of O...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

In Defense of a Smart Housing Mix

Andreanecia Morris Housing NOLA, Executive Director Andreanecia Morris Housing NOLA, Executive Director Opponents of progressive and forward thinking affordable housing policy were left disappointed after the United States Supreme Court shot dow...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

45th Annual Bayou Classic Kicks Off

Photos by Terry B. Jones Monday marked the official kick off for the 45th Annual Bayou Classic. As the city readies for the tens of thousands set to take part in the ultimate homecoming game of the year, Grambling President Richard Gallot, Jr....

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

Honoring Buck O’Neil All Week-end

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUCK . . . The Negro Leagues Baseball musuem held a three-day celebration honoring the late John “Buck” O’Neil on his 107th birthday. The celebration included a fashion show, a gospel competition and a performance by The Gap Experien...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

Voters Decided Several Issues On November 6

By Eric L. Wesson Sr. CALL Staff Writer Although 49.5 percent of all Kansas City voters turned out and and she won the vote total in Kansas City on November 6, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill lost statewide to Missouri Republican Attorney Genera...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 weeks ago

Trump The Hate, Vote Tuesday

By Eric L. Wesson Sr. CALL Staff Writer The moment that we have all been waiting for will be here on Tuesday, Nov. 6, when voters will decide the fate of Missouri, and the nation. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. The ballot will consist...

Southeast / Louisiana - 4 weeks ago

Sudan Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Photos by Oba Lorrius Jerome Smith watched as Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club came out of the Treme Community Center as they celebrated their 35th Anniversary on Sunday, November 11th. The members of Sudan, are men that began their service a...

Southeast / Louisiana - 4 weeks ago

Spiritually Speaking Do You Love You?

By James A. Washington Publisher, Dallas Weekly Newspaper The road to spiritual salvation is sometimes so obvious, so apparent that we just miss it. Like most of Jesus’ message, it doesn’t seem possible that by simply changing ones’ outlook, th...

Southeast / Louisiana - 4 weeks ago

Hollywood East: The Dream Realized

By Calla Victoria Enter Lucky Johnson, native New Orleanian, accomplished actor, writer, and movie producer; with a degree in Performing Arts and Media in Theater and Film. Lucky Johnson and first cousin Tyler Perry were bitten with the acting...