In a recent press briefing, Governor John Bel Edwards shared that African Americans, who only make up 32% of Louisiana’s population, have accounted for 70% of the state’s deaths. He, along with other Louisiana leaders, has recognized this for the wake up call it should be. Yet when asked on NPR’s Morning Edition whether this […]
In Louisiana, we have created a “charter-school system” with broad latitude, with the permission of BESE, to be unaccountable to our families, our tax-payers, and our local school districts. The losers in this unaccountable system are our students. There is a caste system that exists where children of color, and their families, are forced through […]
Normally, Big Easy Magazine’s weekly rundown features the goings-on all over town. For this week, however, we have chosen to report solely on Essence Fest 2018! As always, when Essence comes to town, it takes over in a big way (as seen in Girls Trip). And this year is no exception.
What’s a good way to spend a weekend in New Orleans? Don’t miss out on Essence Festival.
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