Who Dat ringing wedding bells? Saint Head Coach Sean Payton and girlfriend Skylene Montgomery are engaged!

Who Dat Ringing Wedding Bells? 📯💍🏉⚜️ Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and girlfriend Skylene Montgomery are engaged! Payton surprised Montgomery in a French Quarter restaurant, the Longway Tavern, inside of the New Orleans French Quarter District. WDSU reported the proposal on Friday night. Montgomery accompanied Payton to the private event to celebrate Saints’ owner Gayle Benson and late husband Tom Benson’s 15th wedding anniversary. However, Payton “popped … Continue reading Who Dat ringing wedding bells? Saint Head Coach Sean Payton and girlfriend Skylene Montgomery are engaged!

Artist Dread Scott Organizes Reenactment Of 1811 Louisiana Slave Revolt : NPR

Artist Dread Scott organized the 26-mile trek to New Orleans as a tribute to the men and women who protested their enslavement in the German Coast Uprising of 1811 by re-imagining a different outcome. On to New Orleans!” they chanted, thrusting their weapons high. “Freedom or death!” One of the participants in the reenactment, which was directed by New York performance artist Dread Scott and … Continue reading Artist Dread Scott Organizes Reenactment Of 1811 Louisiana Slave Revolt : NPR

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

The Clintons surprise visit to a literacy program at po-boy shop, laundry about to go big | Ian McNulty | nola.com

On Saturday morning the Creole gumbo was simmering, the daiquiri machines were churning and the dryers were spinning at Melba’s and Wash World, the connected po-boy shop and laundry at Elysian Fields Avenue in New Orleans. Then the sleek black SUVs pulled up and out stepped former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton, former president Bill Clinton and their daughter Chelsea Clinton. The political power … Continue reading The Clintons surprise visit to a literacy program at po-boy shop, laundry about to go big | Ian McNulty | nola.com

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

A worker injured when the New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel collapsed was detained by ICE two days later – CNN

A worker injured when the New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel collapsed was detained by ICE two days later – CNN — Read on amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/10/20/us/hard-rock-hotel-worker-ice-detention/index.html Continue reading A worker injured when the New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel collapsed was detained by ICE two days later – CNN

City Council Resolves to Dismiss Warrants, Fines, and Fees for 40,000 New Orleanians – Big Easy Magazine

City Council Resolves to Dismiss Warrants, Fines, and Fees for 40,000 New Orleanians – Big Easy Magazine — Read on http://www.bigeasymagazine.com/2019/10/18/city-council-resolves-to-dismiss-warrants-fines-and-fees-for-40000-new-orleanians/ Continue reading City Council Resolves to Dismiss Warrants, Fines, and Fees for 40,000 New Orleanians – Big Easy Magazine

Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapse: 1 dead, 3 unaccounted for at construction site | News | nola.com

One person is dead and three are still missing after part of the Hard Rock hotel under construction in downtown New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning with what witnesses described as — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2019/10/12/moment-when-hard-rock-hotel-construction-collapses/3960223002/ Hard Rock Hotel that was under construction collapsed in New Orleans leaving 2 dead, 3 missing and several injured. Please keep the victims and their families in your prayers ⚜️ Continue reading Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans collapse: 1 dead, 3 unaccounted for at construction site | News | nola.com

New Orleans Mayor Cantrell responded to Saints vs Cowboys wager, “Accepted…When you send for us…you better be ready.”

All I have to say is Who Day, Baby! Love it that’s our Mayor! Mayor LaToya Cantrell was challenged by Dallas, Texas, Mayor Eric Johnson to a friendly wager since the Cowboys are taking on the Saints at the Superdome this week. Johnson reached out to Cantrell hinting he wanted to wager some New Orleans food.  Cantrell asked Saints fans to send her their suggestions … Continue reading New Orleans Mayor Cantrell responded to Saints vs Cowboys wager, “Accepted…When you send for us…you better be ready.”

One in 7 adults in New Orleans have a warrant out for their arrest, new data shows – The Washington Post

Officials are considering wiping out the backlog of warrants, mostly related to misdemeanors. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/one-in-7-adults-in-new-orleans-have-a-warrant-out-for-their-arrest-new-data-shows/2019/09/20/db85a5c8-da3d-11e9-a688-303693fb4b0b_story.html Continue reading One in 7 adults in New Orleans have a warrant out for their arrest, new data shows – The Washington Post