Social bike rides have grown over the years very in New Orleans. Locals bring underrepresented riders into the organized bicycling … Continue reading Social Bike Riding in New Orleans
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Have you ever been out in the urban neighborhoods of New Orleans and been shocked to… Continue reading A conversation with a New Orleans Urban Cowboy; Michael A. Hollins aka Dat Ghetto Cowboy
There are African-American folktales about Hurricanes being the energy source of our ancestors; stolen Africans, beaten and lost at sea. Can Hurricanes be a mythical avenger that comes to right the wrongs of our ancestors? Souls of the sea, who unleash their wrath annually unto their oppressors?
Is there a connection between the Atlantic Slave Trade Routes and the path taken by hurricanes? If so, what about those who did not die while en route but made it to live out their lives as slaves? What vengeance do they get? Continue reading Hurricanes, African Slave Trade, and angry spirits??? My thoughts.
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
The Hi-Ho Lounge Presents: Sexy BingOh! BingOh! is a monthly adults-only game night hosted by Geneva Joy! IT’S BINGO FOR … Continue reading Joy Hour BingOh at the Hi-Ho Lounge New Orleans
A member of the Angola Three, Robert King will discuss his 29 years in solitary confinement and his work since being released in 2001 to end human rights abuses in American prison and to reform the U.S. justice system. Findings of two new reports on solitary confinement in Louisiana prisons, where incarcerated people are held in solitary at FOUR times the national rate, and how to plug into the Louisiana Stop Solitary Coalition will also be discussed.
Exciting news…. looks like Albert Woodfox, the other surviving member of the Angola Three, may be able to join Mr. King! Albert Woodfox just learned on Wednesday that his book, Solitary: My Story of Transformation and Hope, has just been chosen as a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award!
Continue reading Robert Hillary King, Member of the Angola Three: Ending Solitary Confinement
I’m wondering if you all are taking advantage of Free Wednesday’s provided by the Audubon Community Connect Program?? If you … Continue reading Free Wednesdays for Nola Locals at the Audubon Institute 2020 Calendar
Today is Father’s Day, and like some of you, my father is not here on earth, and I miss him … Continue reading Missing My Daddy, George Price on Father’s Day
Grammy winner Patti LaBelle performs at Dillard University’s 150th founders gala: See photos | NOLA.com— Read on expo.nola.com/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/05/fab0f233755766/grammy-winner-patti-labelle-performs-at-dillard-universitys-150th-founders-gala-see-photos.html Continue reading Grammy winner Patti LaBelle performs at Dillard University’s 150th founders gala: See photos | NOLA.com