Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

ALA Conference Comes to New Orleans

By Edwin Buggage Liberty and Literacy In an age where societies across the globe are facing challenges of what it means to be literate in the 21st Century; and with access to unlimited information, we have to ask ourselves what is the relations...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Juneteenth 2018

Data News Weekly Staff Report Comments Off on Juneteenth 2018 – Celebrations and Festivals Welcome to Communizine! Today is June 12th, 2018 Juneteenth is a uniquely American holiday, the oldest nationally-celebrated festival to honor the end of...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Are You the Devil’s Wannabe Trophy?

By James Washington Every now and then I tend to focus on good and evil and its impact on my life. In doing so, the devil inevitably comes up. I have difficulty in coming to grips with the fact that Satan wants me as a trophy and God wants me a...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

32nd Annual Creole Tomato Festival

Photos by Kichea S. Burt The French Market played host to the 32nd Annual Creole Tomato Festival on June 8th & 9th. With stages and activities in Dutch Alley, the Farmers Market, the Jazz Museum and the Old Mint, the event featured live mus...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

To Be Equal

By Marc H. Morial “Education must not simply teach work. It must teach life.” – W.E.B. DuBois This time of year brings great pride and congratulations for graduates at all levels, from high school to doctorates. But the most important degree I...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Money, Lies And BEU

By Eric L. Wesson Sr. CALL Staff Writer Once again the Black Economic Union is embroiled in controversy as the owner of the Lincoln building has gone to court in preliminary proceedings for eviction. It’s a story of money and tales centered around c...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

21st Century and Race in America

By Edwin Buggage America’s Original Sin Racism in America is nothing new; from its inception it has played a part in shaping racial behavior and policies for centuries. Conversely, there’s also been a response where there have been those both B...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Gabriel The Great, Turns 8

By Marion Hercyl A big Happy Birthday to Gabriel Jones, otherwise known as Gabriel The Great, who turned 8 last week. A big celebration was in store for Gabe and his friends at Spin Zone, where the party goers took a spin on the whirlybirds and...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Upcoming Fashion Influencers

By Delaney George The world of Fashion is ever-changing and new trailblazers arise every day. From make-up to hair, or even the latest style of heels, Fashion is always innovating on a style. Here are three Fashion innovators to look out for: B...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

The Opioid Crisis

By Bill Hill Opioid Addiction has become one of the greatest problems facing our nation, claiming as many as 120 lives each day. As part of a new “Justice & Mercy Initiatives” Program at Central St. Matthew UCC in New Orleans, on Saturday,...