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Meghan Markle is officially an American princess!

http://people.com/royals/royal-wedding-recap-video/   (CNN)Prince Harry is very much his mother's son. As he grew from boy to man, the nation fell in love with his cheeky, fun-loving personality and his natural warmth and kindness. Over time, Harry's love life became a matter of national obsession. He was always seen with a beautiful -- normally blonde -- … Continue reading Meghan Markle is officially an American princess!

Black Excellence! Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Wins Grand Prix At Cannes —

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pFc6I0rgmgY?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Source: Earl Gibson III / Getty Spike Lee is back y’all! His newest film BlacKkKlansman, which is based on a true story about a Black police officer infiltrating the KKK in the 1970s, was recently awarded the Grand Prix–second place award–at the Cannes International Film Festival. The first-place prize–Palme d’Or–went to Japanese director Hirozaku … Continue reading Black Excellence! Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Wins Grand Prix At Cannes —

First class for Mississippi school after desegregation deal

I can not believe that segregation still exists in our country, but the fact that it does really worries me about the state of our nation.. CLEVELAND, Miss. — A small Mississippi Delta town whose rival high schools were combined last year under a desegregation settlement has held its first graduation ceremony. No longer Trojans … Continue reading First class for Mississippi school after desegregation deal

NoLa Chic thought’s on the school shootings after hearing that 10 Confirmed Dead, 10 Wounded: The Latest on the Santa Fe, Texas School Shooting

Another deadly school shooting.. As a foster parent who cared for children with special mental and behavioral needs, I really believe it starts in the home. Not saying the parents/caregivers are the blame, but we know what is going on with the kid's 1st hand and out of embarrassment and/or fear that social services will … Continue reading NoLa Chic thought’s on the school shootings after hearing that 10 Confirmed Dead, 10 Wounded: The Latest on the Santa Fe, Texas School Shooting

Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo

"Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, New Orleans’ best free festival that’s put together by its community, for its community." About This Festival Come by the Bayou Every year, tens of thousands of people gather at Bayou St. John in New Orleans for one of the city’s most highly anticipated events, the Mid-City Bayou … Continue reading Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo

WWOZ a hostile workplace for black women, current and former employees claim

   https://youtu.be/2hJ-v6ydmfI By Chelsea Brasted cbrasted@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A former WWOZ employee has filed a discrimination claim against the nonprofit radio station, saying her supervisor created a hostile work environment where she was repeatedly called "black woman" instead of her name and then faced retaliation from management when she complained, according to documents filed with public … Continue reading WWOZ a hostile workplace for black women, current and former employees claim

Anthony Bourdain hits up Lafayette Popeyes — 3 times in a row: report

    By Todd A. Price tprice@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity traveler and bon vivant, came to Cajun country last February to film an episode of his CNN series "Parts Unknown." Where did the former chef eat? Popeyes. Three times. Bourdain, however, didn't head to your average Popeyes, reports People magazine. He went to … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain hits up Lafayette Popeyes — 3 times in a row: report

Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. Houston’s longtime assistant Mary Jones tells filmmaker Kevin Macdonald that the late singer told her that Warwick, the sister of Dionne Warwick, … Continue reading Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

Allegations of sexual harassment at New Orleans jail

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Allegations of sexual harassment at the long-troubled New Orleans jail are being aired in a joint investigation by two New Orleans media outlets. WWL-TV and The New Orleans Advocate , in stories aired and published Tuesday and Wednesday, reported that the allegations come from six current and former employees of the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s … Continue reading Allegations of sexual harassment at New Orleans jail

New Orleans service workers push for free health clinic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Restaurant and hotel employees in New Orleans are pushing for a free health clinic for workers in their industry. The workers are demanding that the city dedicate resources to create the full-service clinic for their industry, WDSU-TV reported . There are more than 88,000 people who work in the city’s restaurants, … Continue reading New Orleans service workers push for free health clinic

Police: Boy, 7, killed self with gun found in box with toy

https://www.apnews.com/536af949fd33483bba4c523134a62ca0   PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 7-year-old boy fatally shot himself in his suburban Minneapolis home after a loaded handgun was found in a box containing a toy. Police were called to a townhome apartment complex in Plymouth around 3 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a child bleeding from the head. … Continue reading Police: Boy, 7, killed self with gun found in box with toy