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

My NOLA Life: Teen Mom to Successful Entrepreneur

I never looked back over my life and said “I made it from being a teen mom, pregnant at 16, then again at 17 and my road to entrepreneurship. I just kept getting up after every time some situation or someone pushed me down. Some times it was harder to get myself up out of my pit of despair. when I hit rock bottom it was actually my children who were my light, they help dig me out. And since feeling the cold hard ground upon my skin it’s my kids whose words of encouragement keep me from falling back in.  There’s nothing like having a tiny human being cheering you on and I owe so much to them. Continue reading My NOLA Life: Teen Mom to Successful Entrepreneur

FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

I am the BRAND AMBASSADOR for “NOLA Comedy for the Cure” presented by FION Productions LLC and Black News Channel starring Nyesha “Algiers Diamond” Wilson!!! Hey Y’all, As you know I have been out of town caring for my GROWN Children lol, but seriously I been away due to the loss of my daughter’s dad, taking care of business for my adopted daughter, spending time … Continue reading FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

Naturally Growing Freedom: A Hair Story

Guest Blogger: Tamara Prosper https://buildbalance.home.blog/ My mother has been wearing her hair short and natural for as long as I can remember. As a child she had long, curly hair – enviable to some, but a source of pain and frustration to her. As an adult she found it much easier to style and detangle when she wore it short. She allowed it to grow … Continue reading Naturally Growing Freedom: A Hair Story

Free and Low-Cost Mammograms in New Orleans

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the time of year women are encouraged to get a breast health checkup. One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Let’s lessen that number by taking preventive measures and educating ourselves about ourselves, our body.  Get informed and take charge of your health. One out of eight women in the United States will have … Continue reading Free and Low-Cost Mammograms in New Orleans

Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

Join Daughters Beyond Incarceration on Friday, October 4th from 6-9pm at NORD St Bernard Center for a free event discussing the laws we’re changing and the unveiling of our traveling photo exhibition! Date And Time Fri, October 4, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Location 1500 Lafreniere St New Orleans, LA 70122 About Daughters Beyond Incarceration Daughters Beyon Incarceration works to enhance the lives … Continue reading Daughters Beyond Incarceration: Children of Incarcerated Parents Policy Announcement & Photo Exhibition

New Orleans Breast Cancer Awareness Events 2019

5th Annual Algiers Fest Date: October 5, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT Website : http://algiersdevelopment.com/2019-algiers-fest/ Event Description: While the festival continues to pay tribute to America’s service men and women, with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we chose to also use this event to join the fight in bringing awareness to an important health issue affecting one in eight women in … Continue reading New Orleans Breast Cancer Awareness Events 2019

New Orleans Fashion Week Welcomes Fall with High Fashion Premier Events

                                                                            Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  New Orleans Fashion Week Welcomes Fall with High Fashion Premier Events Season 9 features diverse programs culminating with weekend of runway shows NEW ORLEANS, La. (Sept. 4, 2019) – Today, New … Continue reading New Orleans Fashion Week Welcomes Fall with High Fashion Premier Events

AT&T and Urban League of Louisiana Launch Cohort II of Scale Up to Support NOLA East Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

WHO/WHAT: AT&T* and the Urban League of Louisiana welcome media to join us for the kick-off of Cohort II of the Scale Up program, supporting minority and women owned businesses for growth within the New Orleans East community. AT&T will serve as the sponsor of Cohort II of ULLA Scale-Up program WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:45 am AT&T Gentilly, 4221 Old Gentilly Rd. New … Continue reading AT&T and Urban League of Louisiana Launch Cohort II of Scale Up to Support NOLA East Women and Minority-Owned Businesses

New Orleans Wedding Couple Kissing

Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings

Have you ever walked down the street and see lovers showing out like this? Some were taught to shun public affection, don’t kiss in public, and so on. But in New Orleans, you can feel free to take your love to the streets and dance in the name of love! There’s nothing like a New Orleans Second Line but a Second Line Wedding! I chase … Continue reading Watch: New Orleans Second Line Weddings