Mental health issues affect everyone; mental illness is indiscriminate of variables such as race, ethnicity and gender. However, there are factors particular to the African American community that can perpetuate the predisposition.
Burnell Cotlon has received national recognition for his effort to improve the development of New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward neighborhood. He begged larger chain stores to come back to the area. His requests were rejected. Someone had to do something – Mr. Cotlon decided that he would be that person.
What’s a good way to spend a weekend in New Orleans? Don’t miss out on Essence Festival.
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 […]
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