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Viral Tweet From Lafayette Resident Raises $1.9m for St. Landry Parish Churches

When three historically black churches were burned down in St. Landry Parish, Megan Romer turned to Twitter. She hoped to use her online audience to put national attention on the string of hate crimes taking place here in Louisiana. At first, the tweets, which contained a link to a GoFundMe raising money to rebuild the […]

Suspect Arrested In Connection with Church Fires Is Deputy’s Son

  Multiple media sources are reporting that one person has been arrested in connection with three fires at historically black churches in St. Landry Parish. The suspect, 21-year-old Holden Matthews is the son of St. Landry Parish sheriff’s deputy Roy Matthews. According to St. Landry Sherrif Bobby Guidroz, deputy Matthews brought his son to a […]

Fighting For The Rouge House

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Tracy Riley knows what it means to stand strong in the face of adversity. She just never expected to face so much at home.

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Neaux Reel Idea: Buckjumping Review

Boiling things down, the “bricks” of New Orleans were formed and put into place by a community that has been under attack in America for hundreds of years.

Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans Issues Statement on Sri Lanka Terror Attacks

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans and the ADL issued a joint statement on the terror attacks that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka

Viral Tweet From Lafayette Resident Raises $1.9m for St. Landry Parish Churches

When three historically black churches were burned down in St. Landry Parish, Megan Romer turned to Twitter. She hoped to use her online audience to put national attention on the string of hate crimes taking place here in Louisiana. At first, the tweets, which contained a link to a GoFundMe raising money to rebuild the […]

This Young Girl Shows How to Peel and Eat Crawfish with One Hand

Niyah Jean hasn’t let having the use of only one hand slow her down – especially when it comes to eating crawfish! Her left arm and hand have been paralyzed since birth due to a birth injury from a forceps delivery known as obstetric brachial plexus palsy. This condition affects approximately 1.5 out of every […]

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Fighting For The Rouge House

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Tracy Riley knows what it means to stand strong in the face of adversity. She just never expected to face so much at home.

For Health, 24 Frames a Second: An Interview with Dr. MarkAlain Dery of the 1st Annual F-NO (Public Health Film Festival of New Orleans)

At the Tulane School of Public Health in May, WHIV will present a film festival dedicated to providing information on health care from various perspectives.

Whoever You Want Her To Be – One Women’s Experience In The World’s Oldest Profession

Adrienne Hillard* had never had a problem with sex. Actually, she was often told that she liked it a little too much.

Residents and Business Owners Discuss The Future of Black Business on Claiborne Avenue

At one point in America’s history, it was not unheard of for a predominantly black region to have established economic self-reliance. These neighborhoods were vibrant communities basking in an affluent local economy.