On October 18, Mayor Cantrell’s office announced in a press release that they filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies for their role in creating the opiate crisis.
Big Easy Magazine is hosting a forum featuring the progressive candidates looking to represent New Orleans in Washington .
Belden Batiste is running against incumbent Cedric Richmond in Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district, and he took time out from campaigning to sit down with Big Easy Magazine.
Lynda Woolard. A familiar name among Louisiana Democrats. Lynda worked with the 2008 Obama presidential campaign and the Obama administration, and she has also spent time within the Louisiana Democratic Party and the Transition Team for Gov. John Bel Edwards. In her interview with Big Easy Magazine, Lynda presents the case for why the Democratic […]
The #MeToo movement has overcome a lot of challenges – the biggest of which was getting started to begin with. As more and more women have come forward to tell their stories, and as men like Bill Cosby have been held accountable for their pasts, it feels like change is finally in the air. Enter […]
“I went to bed with five kids and woke up with four. That unexpected death hurts like hell. It’s a knot in your stomach and you want to throw up and can’t. You are out of space. You are not even here. You are walking but floating. You hear people but you don’t. You are […]
I’m at a meeting in the middle of Tulane’s campus, where I collapse (a doctor tells me it’s dehydration, but I’ll just assume it’s the power of the Lord), while a presentation rages on about, what else, Brett Kavanaugh, who has now become way more a part of my job than I would like. […]
I recently attended a program, “Institute for Faith and the Public Square” (IFPS) at the New Orleans Theological Baptist Seminary, Leavell Chapel. IFPS is known for tackling many current theological, legal, and philosophical topics with programs on race, sexuality, et al. The event I attended IFPS Conference 2018 – Immigration: Balancing Compassion, Security, and Jobs. […]
Nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault isn’t just a controversy in Washington DC; it’s now a serious local issue with New Orleans Democratic Party officials. At 8:30 PM, in a closed-door meeting at Orleans Civil District Court, the Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee passed Resolution R-18-1, “Resolution in Full Support […]
Today, Trump’s past comments about how America is being laughed at, finally came true. During a speech to the UN, as Trump spoke about nationalism, patriotism, and his “accomplishments” to the United Nations General Assembly, he quickly failed at his attempt as a statesmen, and instead became an unintentional stand-up comedian bragging that: “In less than two years, […]
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