I’ve been a Saints fan for over a decade. I was never a big NFL fan, preferring watching my UVA Cavaliers snatch defeat from the jaws of victory year after year in the ACC. What turned me on to them was the culture around the Saints, and New Orleans itself. When the Saints won the […]
The popular public sharing Blue Bikes are being replaced with a more New Orleans-practical Blue Boats program.
Confederate monuments to intolerance and prejudice are the give-away taster to America’s undeniably biggest historical hang-up – that of race.
Planning a trip to New Orleans? This exciting city is one of the best travel destinations in the United States! Here are 19 ways to “laissez les bon temps rouler” (let the good times roll) while you’re visiting. 1. Live Jazz Music New Orleans is home to some fantastic musicians, especially when it comes to jazz. […]
Op-Ed: The Mental and Economic Enslavement of Children Through State Charters: Are Our Children for Sale?August 25, 2019
Robert Green Ingersoll once opined, “Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul.” Our State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education through the charter school approval system has become a market to sell the children of our state to the […]
Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared on Medium. It has been reprinted with the author’s permission. The smell of education is in the air. Parents have bought uniforms. School supplies are packed up and ready to go. Teachers have completed their beginning of the year requirements, decorated their classrooms and have received finalized student rolls. […]
How Do You Deal With Overpopulation? One of the most pressing problems humankind is facing today is overpopulation. The number of people on our planet is increasing fast. About 35–40 thousand years ago, there were about one million inhabitants on Earth. In 1900, its population exceeded 1.5 billion people. And, by the year 1960, it […]
New Orleans is a welcoming city to immigrants, indicative of our values of inclusivity and respect, but it isn’t enough to protect immigrants within the city limits.
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally posted on the Vera Institute of Justice’s “Think Justice” blog. It has been reposted here with permission. In the past month alone, 41 heat records were set across the country with temperatures as high as 112 degrees. Who is bearing the brunt of this? The 2.2 million people living in over […]
Do sports teams benefit cities enough to justify the tax dollars spent on them? Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards seems to think so as he rolls out a $450 million plan to renovate the Superdome that comes with a 15 year extension for the Saints to stay in New Orleans. Of course the Saints and […]
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