Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Free at Last. Claim It.

By James Washington, Publisher of the Dallas Weekly A reader called me last week and found an error of fact in one of my columns. I referred to the greatest commandment as love thy neighbor when we all know it is to love the Lord our God. I wan...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

PIPELINE TO THE PEOPLE

By Edwin Buggage Editor-in-Chief The Essence Festival has successfully brought its brand of Female Empowerment to the City of New Orleans year-after-year. In honor of its 25th Year Celebration, what are your reflections on its importance and i...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

2nd Annual Black Masking Cultural Festival

Glenn Jones BlackMasking.org in conjunction with Beulah Productions in affiliation with Fractured Atlas a 501-c3, presents: The 2nd Annual Black Masking Cultural Festival. This year’s festival is sponsored by Stallings Park – Gentilly NORDC Boo...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Juan LaFonta

By Edwin Buggage Editor-In-Chief Dedicated to Helping Young People Juan LaFonta’s face is emblazoned on TV and billboards all over New Orleans. Many know him as an attorney, but some don’t know that he has been on the frontlines for almost two...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Bayou Classic Names Ambassador for 46th Annual

Data Staff Writers Comedian, actress and television host Sheryl Underwood has been named an ambassador of the upcoming 46th Annual Bayou Classic which is set to take place in November. Best known as the co-host of the Emmy-award-winning, CBS-te...

Southeast / Louisiana - 2 months ago

Healthy Blue Back to School Supply Giveaway

Data Staff Writers Celebrate the upcoming school year with a fun day of music, games, refreshments, health screenings, community resources, and school supplies (while supplies last) to help students in grades K – 5 and families get “day one” re...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Bidding Farewell to the Queen of Creole Cuisine

By Renetta Burrell-Perry Photos by Kichea Burt Iconic and Internationally acclaimed Chef Leah Chase was laid to rest last Monday, June 10th following a beautiful service celebrating her life and legacy at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. World...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

The Legislation of Morality

Edwin Buggage Editor-In-Chief In the historic 1973 legal case Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that unduly restrictive state regulation of abortion is unconstitutional. But in progressive states like California and New York, abortion...