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Facebook Collected Phone Records and Texts from Android Users

Last week, the U.K. parliamentary committee released internal Facebook documents that showed the popular social media platform used the massive amount of user data it collected as a weapon against competitors – while intentionally keeping its users in the dark.

Louisiana Court Rules ETP Can Build on Land without Owners’ Consent

On Thursday, December 6th,  Louisiana Judge Keith Comeaux of the 16th judicial district court ruled that Energy Transfer Partners (ETP, also known as Energy Transfer Equity,)  had the right to seize privately held-land in order to continue construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline through the Atchafalaya Basin. The lawsuit was brought to court after […]

Four Historic Trees

A look into the arguments against the proposed affordable housing development in the Bywater.

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Fighting for the Future: A look inside the new city budget

Many of the initiatives and the focus of funding seem to be on New Orleans’ future: our children. Mayor Cantrell and the City Council are proud to include funds for Early Childhood Education and STEM programs.

Community Spotlight: More Fun Comics, Talking Shop With DC

I sit down to get to know more about DC, this local fixture and go to guy for anything and everything comic and graphic novel related, including honest feedback regarding recently released film adaptations of these beloved publications.

New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers (MNF): 5 Bold Predictions

The (11-2) New Orleans Saints will have an opportunity to clinch a Bye Week and home-field advantage for their opening game of next month’s 2018 NFL playoffs when they travel to Charlotte, North Carolina this upcoming Monday night to face their divisional rivals, the (6-7) Carolina Panthers. Kickoff is at 7:20 P.M. central time and will […]

Kotex Tampons Recalled After Reports of Unravelling

The company states that tampons have been reported to be unraveling when people remove them, potentially leaving material inside the body.

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Dance for Unity at Afrobeat Meets Bollywood

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Art in New Orleans takes a new form…treasure hunting!

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The Progressive’s Weekend: Thanksgiving 2018 Edition

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Community Spotlight: More Fun Comics, Talking Shop With DC

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Grabes’ Greenhouse – Pt. 3

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Art in New Orleans takes a new form…treasure hunting!

December 2018 Edition


Four Historic Trees

A look into the arguments against the proposed affordable housing development in the Bywater.

The Battle With Street Mentality and Rap Success

Music is culture in New Orleans. People from around the world visit the city to recognize the work of Louis Armstrong and the origination of jazz. New Orleans, however, is also home to southern rap. Major record labels (Cash Money and No Limit) have originated out of New Orleans’ projects. These labels have provided opportunity, bringing fame and fortune to some of New Orleans most impoverished residents.

Power to the People: Standout Legal Services for New Orleans

In the event you need a lawyer, it’s good to know which ones are looking out for the people – the people of the Crescent City, that is.

Yes, We’re Here: An Interview on Chained for Life

Last month, the New Orleans Film Festival highlighted Chained for Life, an independent feature about filmmaking that turns the ableist and faux-progressive notions and acts upside down. After reviewing the movie, I was inspired to contact the filmmaker Aaron Schimberg and lead actor Adam Pearson, to see what they had to say about their film, their experiences, the industry, and how much farther we need to go.