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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

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

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

The deep in of the pool

My 2yr old Gson jumped into the pool earlier and I have to say God is good and never fails to be by your side. I'm proud of myself for responding and not reacting, panicking, panic can lead to dire consequences. Although, my intentions was to not let or myself swim , I still put … Continue reading The deep in of the pool

I’m Gonna Live ‘Til I Die

I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die Sarah Vaughan   Dear Dee, I dedicate this song to you and hope you use it as your life song, your theme song, alarm clock and pick me up, because you no choice, but to live until you die, so why not enjoy everything in the middle. Nola Chic … Continue reading I’m Gonna Live ‘Til I Die

Judge Rules In Favor Of A Pregnant Black Woman On Police Brutality Case — Black America Web

She did the impossible — won without video footage. via Judge Rules In Favor Of A Pregnant Black Woman On Police Brutality Case — Black America Web   In April of 2012, police were called to Lakitha Wright‘s home because of a dispute between relatives. Wright claims Louisiana sheriff’s deputies pushed her over the porch railings, threw her to … Continue reading Judge Rules In Favor Of A Pregnant Black Woman On Police Brutality Case — Black America Web

Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — A mural that covered the wall of a pioneering New Orleans bar is back on display for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The 29-foot-long (9-meter-long) painting, which caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s, once covered a wall at Dixie’s Bar of Music , an early haven for gay […] … Continue reading Music mural displayed for 1st time since Hurricane Katrina

NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth

NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth. NORD will be hosting teen camp registration on May 8th and 9th at Milne from 5-8pm.  To schedule an appointment, click below.  Informational Flyer An additional Youth Summer Camp registration event will be held Thursday, May 10 at Milne Rec Center located at 5420 Franklin Ave. from 5-7pm.   … Continue reading NORD holds additional camp registration dates for teens and youth

It’s May aka ‘May the 4th be With You’Month #GeekiestMonthoftheYea

Hello my NOLA Family,  I'm pleased to share with you "Geek Out NOLA" who happenes to be a friend and fellow blogger. We are in collaboration with all things for the betterment of all and I will use my platform to share her Geek Out NOLA events that she feels are worth attending. You will … Continue reading It’s May aka ‘May the 4th be With You’Month #GeekiestMonthoftheYea

Celebrating the Showstopping Style of New Orleans’s Second Line Parades – Urban Orleans

https://www.vogue.com/article/new-orleans-mothers-day-second-line-parade-style-photo-portfolio     These days, it’s rare to witness or take part in what New Orleanians consider an authentic second line parade, a tradition in which whole neighborhoods dance behind a local social club and brass band (the “main line”) as they march down the street. Stand on the corner of just about any block … Continue reading Celebrating the Showstopping Style of New Orleans’s Second Line Parades – Urban Orleans

LaToya Cantrell Takes Office As The First-Ever Female Mayor Of New Orleans

"There's only you and me and the work before us," LaToya Cantrell said to a gathered crowd during her swearing in ceremony. LaToya Cantrell made history in New Orleans on Monday, becoming the first woman and the first Black woman to be sworn in as mayor in the city’s 300-year history. “There’s only one way … Continue reading LaToya Cantrell Takes Office As The First-Ever Female Mayor Of New Orleans