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.
The areas that are primary holders for the hospitality industry look magical compared to those where the actual hospitality workers live.
On Monday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell unveiled the “new and improved” $5 million BuildNOLA Mobilization Fund.
Attention new and expectant parents – Walmart is having a sale just for you. The company’s Baby Savings Days are already in full swing online, but on February 23, they will be offering in-store deals from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Virtually every baby product has been marked down with savings up to 30 percent. […]
Up until last week, the Green New Deal has been a pretty nebulous concept; one that everyone could hold up as an ideal without really committing too much.
In late 2017, Republicans passed the largest overhaul of the tax code in 30 years. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cut individual income tax rates and doubled the standard deduction. This means many people saw their take-home pay jump. However, that jump came back and hit many families at tax time, especially if they failed […]
Generally speaking, NOLA’s black community looks as if odds are stacked against them. Nevertheless, odds can be overcome.
After a prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, Star-Spangled Banner, several points of business (including a good-bye sendoff to the superintendent), and a congratulatory regarding charter schools, the City Council began the process of deliberating the latest rules concerning short-term rentals (STRs). For several years, short-term rentals have been the Wild West of […]
On Monday night, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the 2019 Mardi Gras Clean-Up Operations Job Fair.
The City of New Orleans 2018 disparity study examined if there is a level playing field for minority and women-owned businesses in City contracts. There isn’t.
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