“Most people believe that in Louisiana, a unanimous jury [verdict] is required in Louisiana. That’s incorrect. I just want people to understand…this could happen to you too,” says Will Harrell, the Senior Policy Counsel for VOTE, an organization that mobilizes voters people affected by the criminal justice system. Founded in the infamous Angola prison, the […]
After a tumultuous week in the scandalous world of Kenner politics, Mayor Ben Zahn has rescinded his attempt to ban city money from being used on Nike branded products. The ban was immediately criticized by a member of Kenner’s City Council, Gregory Carroll, as well as New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell. The “ban” came only […]
On Sunday, a viral story posted by Big Easy Magazine brought to light a memo in which Kenner mayor Ben Zahn attempted to ban the purchase and use of Nike products at all city recreational facilities. The story quickly gained national attention. We are proud to say that the mayor has now rescinded that memo. […]
Around 8:45 am Sunday morning, we broke the story that the mayor of Kenner had attempted to ban Nike products from all city recreational facilities. We received a copy of an internal City of Kenner memo and posted it on our Facebook page. According to the document, not only did the mayor want to ensure no […]
The city of Kenner is attempting to ban Nike purchases from all city recreation programs. In a memo released on September 5, Mayor E. Ben Zhan III states that effective immediately, any booster club operating out of any Kenner recreation facility must have all apparel and gear purchases approved by the city. Further, the memo […]
Joe Boals heads down the street to ask the people of New Orleans “What does Patriotism mean to you?”
This month, we have an interview with Democratic congressional candidate Tammy Savoie. I chat with her about the personality she carries, the ideas she has and her overall spirit for this state and country.
It was towards the end of the closing session of the New Orleans Netroots Nation 2018 live stream on Facebook when a group of activists took the stage suddenly. Holding signs reading “#BlackAssCaucus”, a member began to speak before the podium and stunned the liberals/progressives in attendance both physically and virtually.
Melanie Oubre talks Emerge Louisiana, feminism, and supporting the women who will be the next legislators of Louisiana.
I feel lucky to have found other female entrepreneurs all over this city to inspire my efforts. All of these said entrepreneurs have dealt with setbacks and tribulations connected to their gender. Though they don’t deserve an ounce of their adversity, all of the women I spoke with push through these times, and work to keep themselves, and fellow females standing tall.
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