Ann Marie Sorrell, Jamaican born philanthropist, author, award-winning business leader and entrepreneurial woman, will make her second debut at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Sorrell’s book, Chronicles of a Serial Dater was chosen to be sold and displayed during Essence Fest in their popular bookstore as part of the Convention Center festivities. In […]
There is still something of a taboo surrounding wands. They have yet to go mainstream.
The 2019 Annual Essence Festival continues its track of expansion in audience, scope, and influence – both on social and economic levels. Last years event brought in well over 500,000 attendees and $280 million in city revenue. The four-day event incorporates more of Louisiana’s black and minority-owned businesses via initiatives created by Essence’s new black […]
I was an employee of the Royal Street Grocery when The Times-Picayune published a memorial piece on my then boss (Robert Buras) and his father, who had initially opened the store. However, there is very much a story worth telling of the surprisingly long time during which Robert neglected his law career in honor of […]
The youth of New Orleans has been in the news a lot lately. With the recent announcements of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s new juvenile justice initiative and the implementation of a citywide curfew, some residents have become concerned that the reputation of New Orleans’ children is being skewed unnecessarily negatively. “As a city, we should be […]
Juneteenth is celebrated to honor the day African American slaves in Texas found out they were free two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
On Wednesday, June 19, the LaundryCares Foundation will host a Free Laundry Day event in New Orleans.
Seeking “to hear voices from all members of the LGBT Community and allies,” at the end of June the Louisiana LGBT Film Festival will launch on June 28.
The ‘Take Back Pride’ march, was aimed at reclaiming the radical spirit of the first pride, the New York City Stonewall riot in 1969.
This week, we’re going all out for one of our favorite local events: Pride Fest 2019.
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