In a video posted to Facebook earlier this week, Mayor LaToya Cantrell continued to urge New Orleans residents to vote “NO” on a new property tax.
In early March, NASA announced that it was planning to conduct the first-ever spacewalk with an all-female crew. Unfortunately, the space agency canceled that historic event yesterday. It turns out, they don’t have enough spacesuits that fit the astronauts. For the record, that would be two. Astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain were scheduled to […]
It’s a film festival with a mission. It’s a collective of our local best & brightest in cinema. It’s an effort to instigate change and enlighten minds.
Parents have certain expectations when they send their kids to school. They expect teachers to do their best in educating students. They expect the administration to keep the needs of all students at the forefront. And they expect cafeteria staff to be put to work feeding all kids – regardless of their economic status. Last […]
A local high schooler is finally back home after spending nearly two months in ICE custody.
Ku Klux Klan demonstrators got more than they bargained for at a rally in Anaheim, CA. A video that has since gone viral on Facebooks shows a crowd of onlookers throwing punches and beating members of the white supremacist hate group. Watch the full video below.
The U.S. government has been tracking, targeting, and detaining journalists who closely covered a large migrant caravan that made its way from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border near the end of 2018. Early this month an NBC investigation uncovered documents showing that the U.S. government created a database to track journalists, activists, and social […]
In February 2018, Homeland Security officials reported a 50 percent increase in the number of human trafficking cases in New Orleans over the previous year.
After seven years at 632 St. Peter Street, Fleurty Girl’s French Quarter store must close, becoming the latest New Orleans icon to be pushed out of their longtime location. According to store owner Lauren LeBlanc Haydel, the historic building, once home to Tennessee Williams, sold for $2.1 million ($400k above the property value). The owner agreed to […]
New Orleans schools are rife with inequities that are simply not getting any better.
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