My favorite part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech comes long before he enunciates his now-famous dream. It comes before he leaves behind the prepared speech. In this early part of the speech, Dr. King speaks of the nation’s bank of justice. Of his refusal to believe that it is bankrupt. And then he speaks […]
A Jew and a Gentile write about prejudice and antisemitism in New Orleans and beyond.
Little did Fox and Rob Richardson know that six months after their marriage, they would spend the next 21 years fighting a 60-year sentence in Angola.
According to new figures released by The Data Center on Friday, people of color are disproportionately hired for positions that pay less than $15/hr.
With a 5-2 vote by the Orleans Parish School Board, the last remaining public high school in New Orleans became its latest charter school.
This is Tilman Hardy’s perspective on race relations in the military and toward military veterans—here in New Orleans, and throughout America.
The Color of Film Fests: An Interview with Gian Smith on The 1st Annual Black Film Festival of New OrleansDecember 16, 2018
From December 21st to the 23rd, just days before Christmas, the Ashe Cultural Center will play host to the first annual Black Film Festival of New Orleans.
A look into the arguments against the proposed affordable housing development in the Bywater.
Does acceptance via legalization forgive past transgressions? What happens to the people who have records for possessing cannabis?
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner calls on white women to engage in difficult conversations with one another and to become change agents to dismantle racism in America.
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