A recently-released study of health care access among Mid-City residents found a wide disparity, particularly for the city’s Latinx residents.
When three historically black churches were burned down in St. Landry Parish, Megan Romer turned to Twitter. She hoped to use her online audience to put national attention on the string of hate crimes taking place here in Louisiana. At first, the tweets, which contained a link to a GoFundMe raising money to rebuild the […]
“Forever Lee Circle” Confederate Monument Throws Accepted Into Historical New Orleans Collection MuseumApril 21, 2019
The Historic New Orleans Collection has accepted two strings of “Forever Lee Circle” Mardi Gras beads that resulted in a lifetime ban earlier this year.
On Monday, authorities filed hate crime charges against the man who is believed to have set fire to three historically black churches in St. Landry Parish.
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser’s office is holding meetings across the state later this month and in May to choose locations for a Civil Rights Trail in Louisiana. Nungesser’s office, which oversees tourism efforts, says the trail will tell visitors about Louisiana’s role in the civil rights movement. The meetings are to get “a full appreciation” […]
Stickers advertising the white supremacist group Identity Evropa have been found along Metairie Rd.
Multiple media sources are reporting that one person has been arrested in connection with three fires at historically black churches in St. Landry Parish. The suspect, 21-year-old Holden Matthews is the son of St. Landry Parish sheriff’s deputy Roy Matthews. According to St. Landry Sherrif Bobby Guidroz, deputy Matthews brought his son to a […]
Last weekend, people took to Twitter with #MyWhitePrivelege to show the outrageous things they’ve gotten away with because of the color of their skin.
Retired U.S. Army Maj. Tracy Riley knows what it means to stand strong in the face of adversity. She just never expected to face so much at home.
At one point in America’s history, it was not unheard of for a predominantly black region to have established economic self-reliance. These neighborhoods were vibrant communities basking in an affluent local economy.
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