Big Easy Magazine covered the last public school in New Orleans being turned into a charter school and the fears of parents in “Charter Schools and Race in New Orleans”. As the last public school in New Orleans was officially turned into a charter school, many parents professed fears, suggesting that part of the reason […]
To counter this tug towards out of town franchises and chains, the Facebook page and group “Where Black NOLA Eats” has become quite a resource.
In an Uptown street off Magazine, stands a tiny little scarecrow, sitting atop a traffic cone.
One Terrytown lawyer saw fit to use Ms. Sadie’s murder as a joke following the announcement of her death.
I often find myself pondering on the state of moviegoing in New Orleans. We have some great programming (sometimes overlooked) but there’s always more to do. We have great venues, but not nearly enough (though they’re pretty wonderful). This is Hollywood South supposedly, and yet our film watching and appreciation culture could use some additional […]
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 […]
Call them what they are and call them out for what they’re doing: they’re concentration camps, and anytime we have them, bad things happen.
From January 2015 to June 2018, an estimated 24,000 residents were displaced due to court-ordered evictions. One in four black households.
The report explains that some parts of Louisiana are home to communities that will have no choice but to relocate.
Author Rebecca Theim talks to writer Bill Arceneaux about the merger of The Advocate and the Times-Picayune, and what that might mean for New Orleans.
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