Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Lady Jaguars top Valley 67-46

Southern University junior Alyric Scott and freshman Tanera Moore each posted double-doubles as the Jaguars led wire-to-wire in a lopsided 67-46 win on the road at Mississippi Valley State Monday night. The duo of Scott and Moore combined to sc...

Southeast / Louisiana - 1 month ago

Mardi Gras Season 2019 Kicks Off

Photos by Kichea S. Burt Data News Weekly Contributor To kick-start the 2019 season, the satire of Mardi Gras was displayed by New Orleans walking parades made up of mini Krewes from several neighborhoods within the city. One of them, ‘tit Rex,...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

HBCUs in Your Community

By Darby Farr Data News Weekly Contributor A century and a half This year Dillard University marked 150 years since its founding as Straight University. Southern University in Baton Rouge, Grambling University, and Xavier University of Louisian...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Women in Sports Day Mentors High School Students

By Lacee Ancar Data News Weekly Contributor In the male dominated world of sports, female athletes and professionals say it’s important to support young girls and women to change current stigmas for future generations. To support this goal in s...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Be Winter Weather Ready

Even though we’re so far south, New Orleans can see dangerous winter weather. Extreme cold, dense fog, and even ice & snow storms are possible during the winter months. Dangers from these weather conditions include unsafe roads, cold-relate...