It is hard for African-American women with darker complexions to become successful actresses because producers and screenwriters are hooked on exotic black females who look more multiracial than solely black.
New Orleans has long been known for its food, its culture, and its hospitality. Now the Big Easy is developing a new reputation: as a tech hub.
While it was well documented that diversity was lacking at Boudin, Bourbon and Beer, Adriana Lopez looks at the deeper issue of diversity in the restaurant world.
After 41 years in prison for a crime committed as a teenager, Barry Williams was recently granted parole. He was represented by the Tulane Criminal Justice Clinic.
New Orleans is a city with not only a disproportionate grocery store problem brought on by gentrification and income disparity, but a worsening inventory of available food benefits for those who find themselves in need, now more than ever perhaps. We give what we can, but it just isn’t enough to meet the unfortunate demands brought upon by disasters made by nature and man.
Last Friday at the New Orleans Jewish Community Center (JCC), Melissa Licali, the Education Director of the Anti-Defamation League, and also a Bully Prevention Specialist on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League, conducted the Empowering Young People in the Aftermath of Hate Workshop, an event to help educate teachers in ways to prevent hate speech.
Demario Davis of the New Orleans Saints advocates for social justice in addition to playing linebacker for the Black and Gold.
New Orleans has several groups that provide excellent service to our moviegoing culture. Perhaps we can lead the charge in an industry thinking differently?
Homelessness, public housing, and affordable housing are interconnected. Depending on whom you talk to, the situation is getting better or getting worse.
Learn through photographs and interviews how New Orleans residents work to love themselves and stay body positive in this culture of self-deprecation. Photography by the talented Sarah Rochis of Neutral Sound Studio.
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