Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

The Most Important Vote In History

Edwin Buggage Proposed Amendment No. 2 As the citizens of New Orleans head to the polls on November 6th the weight of history hangs in the balance. Unlike other elections this one goes beyond voting for those who would hold various elected offi...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

The People Rise Up to Say “Just Do It”

By Samjah Iman After making a bold decision to hire Colin Kaepernick as one of the faces of their brand last week, Nike evoked a celebration across the nation. People young and old were virtually high-fiving each other on social media and singi...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Nia Franklin Wins Miss America

Miss America Nia Franklin by Stacy BrownThe genius, intelligence, beauty and spirit of Black women, which continues to transform the world, shined brightly again Sunday as Nia Franklin became the first Miss America in the post-swimsuit era. “It too...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Data News Weekly Gets Ready for Election Season

By Edwin Buggage The Importance of Voting and Civic Engagement Making Informed Decisions The election for various seats and Constitutional Amendments are on the ballot Nov. 6, 2018. Data News Weekly in remaining true to our motto as “The People...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

New Orleans Post-Katrina

By Samjah Iman Abandoned houses, tenantless fields, neglected businesses, and the look of timeworn agony etched on some of the native’s faces are just a few indications that Hurricane Katrina left more than a small mark on this City. Many of th...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

A Celebration of True Beauty

By Edwin Buggage Photos by Glenn Summers Greater Glam and the True Definition of Beauty For several decades Greater St. Stephen Ministries has been a place where spirits are fed on a consistent basis. The focus of this groundbreaking church has...