During the first Global Black Economic Forum held at Essence Festival, Mayor Cantrell explained the false impression that tourism dollars stay in the city.
The 2019 Annual Essence Festival continues its track of expansion in audience, scope, and influence – both on social and economic levels. Last years event brought in well over 500,000 attendees and $280 million in city revenue. The four-day event incorporates more of Louisiana’s black and minority-owned businesses via initiatives created by Essence’s new black […]
A woman of vision, commitment, inspiration, and sound experience: Judy Reese Morse is the newly elected President and CEO of the Urban League of Louisiana.
Hardly “just a rapper,” Nipsey Hussle proved considerably more productive than several of New Orleans’ French Quarter businesses combined. To say the least.
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.
IDEA Public Schools boasts an exceptionally strong focus on college readiness, defending its 12-year record with a 100% college acceptance rate in Texas.
Generally speaking, NOLA’s black community looks as if odds are stacked against them. Nevertheless, odds can be overcome.
New Orleans reported a near 50-year low in the count of murders committed for 2018.
Protestors gathered hours before his arrival; over 200 citizens organized at the convention center with a majority present to protest their discontent.
At their first 2019 member meeting, VOTE focused their message on educating membership about the process of creating reform in the criminal justice system.
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