Pushed Out: The Changing Demographics of New OrleansFebruary 11, 2019
According to The Data Center, in 2017 there were 91,274 fewer African Americans living in New Orleans than there were in 2000.
The case for statewide decriminalization of cannabis in LouisianaFebruary 1, 2019
In the three years since New Orleans made cannabis a misdemeanor, crime, and specifically homicide, dropped precipitously.
Opinion: We Are All SocialistsFebruary 16, 2019
When President Donald Trump delivered his state of the union address, he said that America would never be a socialist country. To the contrary, America has always had elements of socialism layered with capitalism. Yes, our country fosters free markets, but the wheels of the economy wouldn’t spin as efficiently as they do without government […]
Loyola University New Orleans Launches Low-Cost Mental Health ClinicFebruary 15, 2019
Loyola University New Orleans has opened a low-cost mental health clinic hosted by the university’s Department of Counseling.
Trump Declares National EmergencyFebruary 15, 2019
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency in order to secure funding for the border wall.
9 LSU Frat Members Arrested, Chapter Closed Over Alleged HazingFebruary 15, 2019
Nine members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity chapter at Louisiana State University have been arrested for multiple hazing incidents. Charges against the young men include felony attempted battery, false imprisonment, felony battery, and criminal hazing. On Thursday, the university issued a statement, saying: “This type of behavior is unacceptable and at complete odds with what […]
February 2019 Edition
Overthinking, NOT an Afterthought: An Interview with Tenea IntriagoFebruary 1, 2019
In this era of on-demand content, where everything and anything (almost) can be found, played, and binged, it’s refreshing to know that some shows are tackling neurosis and social anxiety well.
From the Archives (and Memories): Claiborne Willie LaurendineFebruary 1, 2019
It’s one of those memories from early childhood that you don’t forget, especially if you grew up to be a film critic. I don’t remember all of the details, but here’s what I know: The whole extended Laurendine family, from Grams (Rose Claire) and Paw Paw (William Laurendine) to their children and then to their […]
Profile of an Artist: the Taxidermy of Leslie Dalton RogerFebruary 1, 2019
An afternoon with Leslie Dalton Roger, New Orleans Taxidermist. Inspired and raised by New Orleans, she is a talented artist.
Get the Bag: Seven Laws of Wealth for Black New OrleaniansFebruary 1, 2019
Generally speaking, NOLA’s black community looks as if odds are stacked against them. Nevertheless, odds can be overcome.