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. […]
On August 20, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) discovered one potential cause of flooding during the July 10 rain event. Using an amphibious vehicle equipped with an underwater camera to inspect the underground canal at the intersection of the Lafitte Greenway and Jefferson Davis Parkway, the SWBNO discovered an overturned car […]
On Tuesday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the creation of “A Generational Gun Violence Reduction Plan” for New Orleans. “I envision a New Orleans where all residents are safe from gun violence and empowered to reach their full potential,” the mayor said in a statement. The plan is the result of a year of work by […]
It’s no secret that Mayor LaToya Cantrell believes in supporting her fellow women.
Deutsches Haus asked NOAF to leave the event after they had been there for only an hour, citing a rule regarding “political controversy.”
Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died on Sunday at the age of 76 following a long battle with ocular melanoma. In 2003, Blanco was the first woman to be elected governor of Louisiana. However, Hurricane Katrina struck only 20 months into her tenure as governor, killing more than 1500 people in New Orleans, damaging […]
Yoel Alonso Leal has spent over ten months being shuttled through a series of secretive ICE detention centers.
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.
New Orleans resident Jerome Morgan is suing Blair’s Bail Bonds over a partial bond refund that was never paid to him.
Amnesty International has joined countries such as Japan, Uruguay, Venezuela and China in warning travelers they might want to stay away from the United States. The warnings come fter two mass shootings which claimed the lives of 31 people and injured dozens more. “Depending on the traveler’s gender identity, race, country of origin, ethnic background, […]
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