Category : Louisiana

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

“The Undefeated”

Terri Schlichenmeyer Data News Weekly Contributor c.2019, Versify $17.99 / higher in Canada 40 pages You wanted it. And you wanted it very much. But, ah, well, you didn’t get it. You worked and you begged and maybe you even saved but you didn’t...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

The List of Black and Missing Continues to Grow

By Stacy Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @ StacyBrownMedia Type the name Tawny Reed in the Google search engine and click on “News.” In doing so, one will find among the results, an obscure 1960s Welsh singer named Tawny Reed and even a hea...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

2019 Nissan Maxima

By Frank S. Washington AboutThatCar.com NNPA Newswire Contributor DETROIT – The 2019 Nissan Maxima is not your average family sedan. Other than four-doors that may be where the similarity ends. It has the feel and the performance chops of a ful...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Eating Black in New Orleans

By Renetta Burrell Perry The legacy of Black-owned restaurants in New Orleans runs as deep as the muddy waters in the Mississippi River. From staples like the historic and internationally famous Dooky Chase’s to the newer, but none-the-less pal...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

In Your Lane Part 2

By Edwin Buggage Editor Recently, Data News Weekly produced an article about the growing number of residents riding bikes in the City of New Orleans. We are seeing the number of bike lanes continue to increase in the City. We asked several of...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Prostate Screening is a Must

By Ricki Fairley The Cincinnati Herald My friend Alan ended his four-year battle with prostate cancer, and I started my war to engage Black men and make them know the importance of prostate cancer screening. Though Alan and I have been friends...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

A Weekend of Culture and Congratulations!

Photos by Kichea Burt Data Staff Writers The Money Wasters & Dignified Achievable Men (DAM) Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs second- lined through the 6th Ward on Sunday, May 26th. The Money Wasters wore money green and white. The Dignified Ac...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Hall of Fame Coach Otis Washington Dies

By Lenny Vangilder Crescent City Sports Otis Washington, the Hall of Fame Coach who guided St. Augustine High School to three state championships in a five-year span in the 1970s, died early Friday, the school announced. He was 80. Washington g...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

A Place For Hope – The Center For Resilience

By Renetta Burrell Perry According to a 2015 survey of children in the City of New Orleans between the ages of 10-16, it was found that close to 40 percent had witnessed first-hand some form of violence, whether community or domestic, and many...

Southeast / Louisiana - 3 months ago

Business Meets Chess & Kids Tournament

Photos by Maureen and David Grimaud Data Staff Writers The first quarterly Business Meets Chess and Kids Tournament took place on last week meeting an arousing expression of appreciation from both the business professionals as well as the kids...