By Lamar White _____ Right now in the United States of America, the wealthiest and most powerful country on the planet, 2,047 children, including babies and small toddlers, are currently in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services, after being forcibly separated from their parents by the federal government. Right now in […]
The raids on Bourbon Street strip clubs earlier this year is just an added insult to injury for the historically slow summer months, but a dedicated group of dancers have taken matters into their own hands and gone underground. Last month, we highlighted the lasting effects of the raids on strip clubs on Bourbon Street […]
Within minutes of setting foot in New Orleans, it becomes clear that this city is different. There’s an atmosphere here that you won’t find anywhere else in the mainland United States. Many have said that New Orleans is the U.S.’ most Caribbean city – even more than Miami. But that’s not entirely correct. While New […]
It doesn’t escape me, the interesting fact of this article publishing the month AFTER June – Pride month. Originally designated to commemorate and memorialize the Stonewall Riots, June’s Pride celebrations have taken on a much more festive and profound/pronounced manner, in the spirit that only the LGBTQ community has. Of course, pride isn’t just about […]
The Take ‘Em Down NOLA Panel Discussion on National Monuments Take ‘Em Down NOLA is a growing coalition of citizens passionate about the vision of a real chance at racial reconciliation in New Orleans. Symbols represent systems; this organization is focused on exposing the systems that have gone on to allow symbols of bigotry to […]
When she was just six years old, Leona Tate helped to desegregate Louisana’s schools.
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