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.
The fight for female reproductive freedom is far from over. In fact, as Republicans fight to whip up enough votes to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the larger fight over reproductive freedoms may be just beginning.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
Would the Governor of Louisiana prefer firing-squad or frontiersman hanging to lethal injection? Should we make the inmates take 20 paces and duel?
For us at Big Easy Magazine, progressivism isn’t something to apologize for – It’s something to be celebrated and acted on. This weekend, here in New Orleans, is Netroots Nation 2018! There’ll be speeches and meet/greets, but for this voter, it’s all about the panels.
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