On Wednesday, Zulu released a statement attempting to clear up comparisons of their traditional makeup to blackface minstrelsy.
According to The Data Center, in 2017 there were 91,274 fewer African Americans living in New Orleans than there were in 2000.
On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council approved a resolution calling for the DA to end the practice of jailing victims.
Most people are aware that donning blackface is considered offensive and racist. But many are oblivious to the reason why.
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on gun violence in 8 years. Since the last hearing, which was held in 2011, hundreds of people have been killed in mass shootings across the nation: Sandy Hook Elementary – 26 killed Route 91 Harvest Music Festival – 58 killed Washington Naval Yard – […]
There’s no better time to explore some of New Orleans history and the city’s culture than Black History Month.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, an initiative created in 2010 by Congress to help raise awareness about this pervasive problem.
It’s incredible to know that films like Buddies, taking chances on difficult and taboo topics, were made during their urgent eras.
Every 7 minutes in the US a child will be bullied. Only 4 in 100 adults will intervene, and only 11 percent of the child’s peers might do the same.
It’s one of those memories from early childhood that you don’t forget, especially if you grew up to be a film critic. I don’t remember all of the details, but here’s what I know: The whole extended Laurendine family, from Grams (Rose Claire) and Paw Paw (William Laurendine) to their children and then to their […]
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