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.
SWB Testing Will Release Dark Exhaust Plume TodayFebruary 19, 2019
If you notice a dark plume of exhaust coming from the Carrollton Water Plant today, don’t panic. It’s just a test. In a press release, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWB) announced that the exhaust will be released during a test run of Turbine 5 to see if it can run on […]
Feeling the Bern (2016) Pt. 2February 19, 2019
This is part two of a personal account of the events leading up to Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president in 2016.
Amy Schumer Crashes Mardi Gras Practice in Audubon ParkFebruary 19, 2019
Amy Schumer is definitely a Mardi Gras fan. On Monday, Schumer shared two clips of herself dancing along a group of people during a Mardi Gras practice in Audubon Park. “Sometimes in New Orleans you have to join the practice,” Schumer posted. View this post on Instagram Sometimes in New Orleans you have to join […]
Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 CandidacyFebruary 19, 2019
In an email to his supporters on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) officially announced that he will run for president again in 2020. “I am writing to let you know I have decided to run for president of the United States,” Sanders wrote. “I am asking you to join me today as part of an […]
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.