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MISSED OPPORTUNITY: Saints’ Shocking Loss Could Have Long-Term Effects

The New Orleans Saints couldn’t have picked a worse time to turn in one of their most disappointing performances of the Sean Payton-Drew Brees Era in their 26-9 loss to the visiting Atlanta Falcons yesterday afternoon. While on the surface the disappointing loss doesn’t appear to have lessened the Black and Gold’s chances of making […]

Republicans Choose Their Louisiana “Democrat” – Aimee Freeman

It’s an unfortunate fact that state and local-level elections often pull in fewer voters than presidential elections. This is unfortunate because it is state-level elections that can either promote or fight against gerrymandering. As we head into Louisiana’s 2019 elections, the 2020 Census is only five months away. Those elected to the state legislature will […]

Activists Hold Rally to Fight Deportation of Hard Rock Hotel Worker

Within 24 hours of making a statement criticizing the conditions that led to the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, Delmer Joel Ramirez-Palma was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Latest Louisiana Gubernatorial Poll Shows Virtual Tie; Results Analyzed

A November 12, 2019 Edgewater|My People Vote© poll(see full report at www.MyPeople123.com) has the LA gubernatorial runoff at a statistical tie with only 2% undecided between Governor John Bel Edwards a Democrat and his challenger Eddie Rispone a Republican. The election will come down to the Edwards campaign’s ground game.  Grassroots mobilization is going to […]

Urban League of Louisiana: “Critical Areas of Opportunity Must Be Addressed by NOLA Public Schools”

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) released the annual School Performance Scores. Each school in the state is rated A-F based on student performance during state testing, and how many students earn college credit before graduating high school. While acknowledging the work of New Orleans Public Schools (NOPS) teachers, staff, and administrators, the […]

The 8% Gorilla That Nobody Is Talking About

The topic of the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans is a contentious one. In the past two years, people have lost their homes and their vehicles due to the flooding of portions of the town. Yet, when it comes to understanding the root cause of why these floods occurred, the official stance starts […]

MISSED OPPORTUNITY: Saints’ Shocking Loss Could Have Long-Term Effects

The New Orleans Saints couldn’t have picked a worse time to turn in one of their most disappointing performances of the Sean Payton-Drew Brees Era in their 26-9 loss to the visiting Atlanta Falcons yesterday afternoon. While on the surface the disappointing loss doesn’t appear to have lessened the Black and Gold’s chances of making […]

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Gordon Plaza Exhibit Opens at Newcomb Art Museum

In The Photographer’s Eye: An Interview with Thomas Cole

New Portrait of Louis Armstrong Appears in Central Business District

Remembering Toni Morrison: My first time reading The Bluest Eye

A Lovely Sunday For Poetry

Erica Spindler: New Orleans Crime Writer and Mistress of Intrigue

October 2019 Edition


Phillip’s Bar And Grill Comes Back Strong

For almost a century, Phillips Bar has been nestled on the corner of Maple Street and Cherokee; a charming and sophisticated spot that stands apart from others nearby. 

Sex in the Big Easy: Nymphomania – Not as Much Fun as You’d Think

Nymphomania is by no means as sexy as porn magazines would have you believe.

City Girl’s Jungle: Beginnings

City Girl’s Jungle: a column dedicated to circumnavigating the jungle that is our own thoughts and notions.

Neaux Reel Idea (Special Edition): NOLA Horror Film Festival

Still, something about a haunted house battle between a kid armed with flashlights and a being of darkness is appealing.

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