New Orleans and Haiti are linked by culture, food and history

When you walk around New Orleans, you can see the Haitian influence everywhere, from the creole cottages to the jambalaya. And thousands of New Orleanians trace their ancestry back to the island. This connection had one journalist asking, is the feeling mutual? — Read on http://www.pri.org/stories/2017-10-27/new-orleans-and-haiti-are-linked-culture-food-and-history Continue reading New Orleans and Haiti are linked by culture, food and history

Jason Lee Bears It All in His New Unapologetic Memoir “GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME” Book Tour in New Orleans

I’m thrilled to announce that I have been granted the opportunity to interview media mogul, entrepreneur, personality and iHeart Radio’s, Jason Lee about the release of his newly inspirational book titled, ”GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME” at his book signing on January 21st, 2020 at Barnes and Noble on New Orleans West Bank. His book hit the bookstores and on all digital platforms on … Continue reading Jason Lee Bears It All in His New Unapologetic Memoir “GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME” Book Tour in New Orleans

Crack Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed By David Farber

Crack is an essential read for anyone hoping to understand why. This lively, well- researched history of America’s crack cocaine years introduces readers to entrepreneurial dealers, desperate users, and draconian drug policies. Along the way, it illuminates the era’s racism, political excesses, and media exaggerations, as well as the lasting damage crack and crack dealers wrought in countless neighborhoods of color. Continue reading Crack Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed By David Farber

A Requiem for the Most Changed Neighborhoods: Gentrification in NOLA | Where Y’at

Unlike many cities that experience small pockets of change in different neighborhoods, New Orleans has undergone a massive wave of gentrification-seemingly overnight. After Hurricane Katrina, many — Read on http://www.whereyat.com/a-requiem-for-the-most-changed-neighborhoods-gentrification-in-nola Continue reading A Requiem for the Most Changed Neighborhoods: Gentrification in NOLA | Where Y’at

What do the lonely do at Christmas 

If you live in New Orleans or visiting you are sure to feel the holiday spirit flowing throughout the city in addition to the mesmerizing spirit of New Orleans. The air alone will suffocate the feeling of loneliness as it wraps you up into the heart of the city. No matter your faith, you are sure to get caught up in the spirit and take your off feeling lonely. Continue reading What do the lonely do at Christmas 

Slave Rebellion Reenactment – November 8-9 2019

On November 8-9, 2019, hundreds of re-enactors will retrace the path of the largest rebellion of enslaved people in United States history, embodying a story of resistance, freedom and revolutionary action. — Read on http://www.slave-revolt.com/   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 7, 2019 Large-Scale Performance to Reenact Biggest Rebellion of Enslaved People in U.S. History  Visionary Artist Dread Scott Leads Hundreds of Reenactors Participating In 2-Day, 26-Mile Performance in Louisiana’s River … Continue reading Slave Rebellion Reenactment – November 8-9 2019

Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

On October 29th 2019 Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, along with the Montgomery community and hardworking trailblazers all over the world, celebrate the birthday and life of 100-year-old Winn-Dixie associate, Romay Davis. Winn-Dixie honored a beautiful associate who turned 100 years young. In celebration of the Centennial’s milestone, Winn Dixie hosted an in-store birthday party and those who have been inspired by Ms. Romay’s … Continue reading Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

Get your Costumes ready! We have your Halloween plans here. Music, dance and dress with Papi Juice, an art collective celebrating the lives of queer and trans people of color.⁠ Costumes are encouraged, and music and guests include Oscar Nñ, Denisia, HaSizzle, Dreamer, among others. Where: Three Keys, 600 Carondelet StreetWho: Papi JuiceWhen: Thursday, October 31stTime: 10pm Free with RSVP Three Keys is the popular … Continue reading Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

Numa Martinez, who ran New Orleans’ first private kindergarten for black children, dead at 73 | Education | nola.com

Numa James Martinez, who spent 45 years teaching at and later running the city’s first private kindergarten for black children, died Monday at his New Orleans home. He was 73. — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ Continue reading Numa Martinez, who ran New Orleans’ first private kindergarten for black children, dead at 73 | Education | nola.com