GREATER NEW ORLEANS FAIR HOUSING CENTER 25th ANNIVERSARY INVITES THE PUBLIC TO THE FIT FOR A KING CELEBRATION – Geographies of Change: 25 Years of Fair Housing Advocacy

In celebration of GNOFHAC’s 25th anniversary, you are invited to the Fit for a King Cocktail Reception! Join us for an evening of live music, specialty cocktails, hors d’oeuvres catered by DivaDawg, and a chance to meet Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns. Act fast for a discounted ticket to the reception for just $35! Ticket … Continue reading GREATER NEW ORLEANS FAIR HOUSING CENTER 25th ANNIVERSARY INVITES THE PUBLIC TO THE FIT FOR A KING CELEBRATION – Geographies of Change: 25 Years of Fair Housing Advocacy

Surviving after Hurricane Katrina… Let’s celebrate the Survivors.

Remembering Hurricane Katrina brings up a host of painful emotions, pains that we can not escape. The date feels like a bandaid that has been ripped off, exposing unhealed festering wounds. Those affected by Katrina may look and act as though they are healed, but underneath the scab lays layers of trauma.

Thinking back to Hurricane Katrina and observing all the changes in these fourteen years, it appears that the Survivors of Hurricane Katrina are put on display to stir emotions and not the mere acknowledgment of their survival. There are stories behind those voiceless pictures.

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina: Look back on photos of the storm, aftermath 14 years later | Photos | theadvocate.com

Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana on August 29, 2005. — Read on http://www.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/ Continue reading Remembering Hurricane Katrina: Look back on photos of the storm, aftermath 14 years later | Photos | theadvocate.com

NBA Player Lance Thomas to Host First Slangmagic Fishing Extravaganza in New Orleans

Press Release Slangmagic Extravaganza to celebrate accomplishments of the Slangmagic team and its youth ambassadors. NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) JULY 20, 2019 NBA Star Lance Thomas, former New Orleans Hornet/Pelican in 2012 – 2013, and veteran player for the New York Knicks 2014 – 2019 to host first Slangmagic Fishing Extravaganza in New Orleans alongside his Slangmagic fishing team and youth ambassadors. The event will take … Continue reading NBA Player Lance Thomas to Host First Slangmagic Fishing Extravaganza in New Orleans

NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Here’s some information I have found over the years that may help you prepare for Hurricane Season. As well as a story or two with it. 1. If the words “Mandatory Evacuation” is put in place for your area, please leave. I’m making this 1st because we seem to put it at the bottom of the list. As well as put it to the back … Continue reading NOLA Hurricane Preparedness Tips

New Orleans is drowning, but not our spirit

They come with their slick pimp sweet whispers of hope and betterment for the children of Nola. They seduce the city, our motherland, Nola, and she opens her heart and soul, giving them the key to her, the city of New Orleans… Nola only gave freely, because she wants the best for her children (New Orleanians) and they came dangling good living, a life we have needed for years. She was impressed by the wealth and security that they could provide and all she could think of was how good this would be for her children, the people of the city. Continue reading New Orleans is drowning, but not our spirit

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Is New Orleans really worth all this?? Boil Water advisory, pump failure, power outages & unfair wages to the locals

Walking thru my hood in the pitch black realizing I hv Post Hurricane Katrina PTSD & I didn’t go through it…but I’m walking cuz I hv to go check on Kobe and Tuna. They like my kids and I couldn’t just sit and pray and hope he was sleep. One cant take chances with a family with disabilities.. so I grab my soldier rag and … Continue reading Is New Orleans really worth all this?? Boil Water advisory, pump failure, power outages & unfair wages to the locals

New Orleans Own, Chef Lena Richard 1892-1950

Richard was an African American woman who made a name for herself in the Jim Crow South, said Young, adding, “She not only worked with an elite white population in New Orleans, she used that leverage to make a change for the African-American community.”

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