Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Historic Election in New Orleans

By Benjamin Bates It was a historic night for voters nationwide. In New Orleans citizens went to the ballot to vote for several elected offices and Louisiana Constitutional Amendments on the ballot. Including Constitutional Amendment 2, a contr...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Data News Weekly Endorsements

By Terry Jones New Orleans get ready to get out and vote on Election Day November 6, 2018. Data News Weekly, in its role as “The People’s Paper encourages all citizens to get out and vote. These are very important times for our City, our nation...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Why We Say Put Housing First

Andreanecia Morris Executive Director, HousingNOLA Affordable Housing is a term fraught with bias as it often brings to mind the worst kinds of stereotypes rooted in racism, sexism and classism. People often reject the notion of Affordable Hous...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

All Colored Girls will Remember You

Data Staff Report The pioneering poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died on the morning of October 27 at an assisted living facility in Bowie, Maryland. She was best known for her much celebrated Obie Award-winning play, “For Colored Girls Who...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Black Men of Labor 25th Anniversary Gala

Photos by Glenn Summers On Friday, October 26th, Black Men of Labor celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary of serving the community at the Sheraton Hotel. The event honored members of the New Orleans Black Press including Data News Weekly, The Louisi...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Black Men of Labor Awards Dinner

Prev 1of30 Next Photos by Glenn Summers Recommended For You. All Colored Girls will Remember You Data Staff ReportThe pioneering poet and playwright Ntozake Shange died on the morning of October 27 at an assisted living X

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Breast Cancer Doesn’t Have to Mean Death

By Samjah Iman Breast Cancer – two words that give even the strongest person an eerie feeling, and rightfully so.  For these words describe a disease that affects one in eight women and is the second leading cause of cancer death among women (n...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Chess and Mastering the Game of Life

By Edwin Buggage Business Meets Chess and Kids Empowers Brings Together New Orleans Business Leaders and Young People Chess is a game that requires amazing skill, in addition, it teaches the mastering strategies and tactics that makes one a win...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Done to Us Not With Us

By Khalilah Long Parents play critical roles in their child’s achievement from kindergarten through high school graduation. Parent advocacy has proven to have positive implications on student educational success. But who advocates for and suppo...