Built to beat the heat, these distinctive elongated homes are a fixture of the Crescent City, and beyond. By Kriston Capps June … Continue reading Design History of New Orleans’ Iconic Shotgun Home – Bloomberg
wwoz.org – 2021.5.28 Authored by: Carrie Boohe Second line parades are allowed in New Orleans again as of Friday, May 28! … Continue reading Second lines return to New Orleans
Founded in 1939, Lincoln Beach opened to the black public in 1941; the beach was one of the few places where black residents could find relief from the New Orleans summer heat.
Since the closure of Lincoln beach in 1963, there’s hope that Lincoln Beach will once again be a place for future generations to create memories, thanks to a group of cultural bearers who founded New Orleans for Lincoln Beach Foundation.
06/01/2021 by Site Staff NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Prospect New Orleans has announced that its Hancock Whitney Welcome Center for P.5 … Continue reading Prospect New Orleans Announces Partnership with the New Orleans African American Museum
This is a free event so, we are encouraging our patrons to join the New Orleans African American Museum or renew their membership because you know that Black Museums Matter, especially now.
January 30, 2018 6.33am EST Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the historical contributions of black people … Continue reading Women’s History: The hidden history of black nationalist women’s political activism/https://theconversation.com/us
We live in a world where everyone likes to party. Everywhere you turn you see events taking place dedicated solely … Continue reading What Is Mardi Gras? The REAL History and Traditions Explained by Newtral Groundz
She looked confident as each stick hit its intended bucket as if she knew for sure that it would produce a beat that will get the crowd dancing. Joy and bashfulness took over her as the crowd grew thick. She was loving and living in the moment. I would say she enjoyed the sounds she created more than the group she captured. It was as if the beating of her heart was in sync with her very being. Her mind formed the music, hand and sticks flowed like blood to her heart and drum beating the tunes reminiscent of our ancestors playing in Congo Square. This little girl and the sticks and buckets are the lifelines to our New Orleans history. Her soulful beats echoed sounds of hope, possibility, and greatness for New Orleans’s future cultural bearers. Continue reading NOLA Street Bucket Drummer: Beats OF A NOLA Girl
When I was a little girl, I remember not being able to sleep after being told stories about giant skeletons … Continue reading Mardi Gras Memories: The Skull and Bone Gang wakes you up on Mardi Gras day…
NEW ORLEANS—Mardi Gras is a fire that rages in the heart of New Orleans. It’s a fire that is difficult … Continue reading The 14 Times Mardi Gras was Effected in NOLA History