Bourbon Street, New Orleans | 72-year-old French Quarter performer back on Bourbon Street after beating COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS — A 72-year-old French Quarter performer is on the road to recovery after she tested positive for COVID-19 in late March. Marie Francois said it was one of the hardest things she’s been through. At one point, she said she didn’t think she was going to beat the virus. https://www.newsbreakapp.com/n/0PCjvbk9?s=a99&pd=05OQgomd Continue reading Bourbon Street, New Orleans | 72-year-old French Quarter performer back on Bourbon Street after beating COVID-19

Mardi Gras, Indian culture historian Wendy Good, dies at 61 after a bout with brain cancer/ Eyewitness News

With her passing comes the loss of a woman known for keeping the spirit of New Orleans alive with her countless stories and photos of Carnival Indians.  Author: Paul Dudley / Eyewitness News Published: 6:58 PM CDT May 27, 2020 https://wwltv.com/embeds/video/289-f56b29c0-c8a6-45f2-9ebd-f483a753ed70/iframe?jwsource=cl NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans lawyer and photographer known for capturing Mardi Gras Indian culture through her many photos and stories died Sunday following a … Continue reading Mardi Gras, Indian culture historian Wendy Good, dies at 61 after a bout with brain cancer/ Eyewitness News

Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine

Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine — Read on http://www.bigeasymagazine.com/2020/03/26/local-nurse-at-umc-shares-troubling-conditions-during-covid-19-pandemic/ Continue reading Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine

Melba’s restaurant partnered with Manard Law to fight child hunger in New Orleans. No child will be turned away

Melba’s restaurant is a neighborhood spot known for dishing out New Orleans favorites such as overstuffed shrimp Po-Boys, Red Beans & Rice, Gumbo, Breakfast and much more is doing their the best to stay on top of the game where the coronavirus is concerned. In addition to ensuring that everyone that enters his establishment has measures in place to avoid the spreading of the COVID-19, … Continue reading Melba’s restaurant partnered with Manard Law to fight child hunger in New Orleans. No child will be turned away

FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

I am the BRAND AMBASSADOR for “NOLA Comedy for the Cure” presented by FION Productions LLC and Black News Channel starring Nyesha “Algiers Diamond” Wilson!!! Hey Y’all, As you know I have been out of town caring for my GROWN Children lol, but seriously I been away due to the loss of my daughter’s dad, taking care of business for my adopted daughter, spending time … Continue reading FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

Free and Low-Cost Mammograms in New Orleans

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the time of year women are encouraged to get a breast health checkup. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Let’s lessen that number by taking preventive measures and educating ourselves about ourselves, our body.  Get informed and take charge of your health. One out of eight women in the United States will have … Continue reading Free and Low-Cost Mammograms in New Orleans

New Orleans Breast Cancer Awareness Events 2019

5th Annual Algiers Fest Date: October 5, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Website : http://algiersdevelopment.com/2019-algiers-fest/ Event Description: While the festival continues to pay tribute to America’s service men and women, with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we chose to also use this event to join the fight in bringing awareness to an important health issue affecting one in eight women in … Continue reading New Orleans Breast Cancer Awareness Events 2019

Free Health Screenings For Hospitality Workers – Healthy Hospitality Initiatives- Is it enough?

Healthy Hospitality initiativewww.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/ — Read on Mayor LaToya Cantrell, the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) and health care nonprofit 504HealthNet to increase access to health care for hospitality workers. The event will take place at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on North Rampart Street from 2 pm to 6 p.m., where hospitality employees can receive free and quick health screenings. … Continue reading Free Health Screenings For Hospitality Workers – Healthy Hospitality Initiatives- Is it enough?

The Helena Alexander Lupus Awareness Foundation is hosting it’s 3rd Annual 3-Mile Walk

The Helena Alexander Lupus Awareness Foundation is hosting their 3rd Annual 3-Mile Walk on May 18, 2019 9:00 am in Audubon Park at Magazine st. New Orleans, LA

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The Helena Alexander Lupus Awareness Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2002 by Lupus Survivor Helena Alexander. The foundation promotes awareness for Lupus in New Orleans, Louisiana with the promise to educate everyone around the world about the disease.
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My Inexperience with Marijuana: Story of a new short term smoker

After receiving an invite to attend an educational session on medical cannabis featuring one of the nations leading experts, a doctor of medical marijuana, it had me thinking of my experience or shall I say inexperience with marijuana. When initially approached  about my knowledge of medical marijuana, I wondered,”how in the hell did this guy find me, I’m not marijuana savvy at all and why … Continue reading My Inexperience with Marijuana: Story of a new short term smoker