06/01/2021 by Site Staff NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Prospect New Orleans has announced that its Hancock Whitney Welcome Center for P.5
This is a free event so, we are encouraging our patrons to join the New Orleans African American Museum or renew their membership because you know that Black Museums Matter, especially now.
Big Queen Kim’s life was dedicated to the Black Masking Indian culture (once known as Mardi Gras Indians) since the age of five with the Mandingo Warriors and Spirit of Fi Yi Yi. Her Uncle and Big Chief Harris’s voice radiated over the crowd as he and Big Queen Kim’s spirit lead us back to Solider’s Field as he shouted, “She was My Queen!” during the vigil on Wednesday, August 12th. It was a beautiful evening as hundreds of people packed the streets of Treme to honor our beloved Queen’s life. “She loved the culture,” says Big Chief Victor.
The traditional title is Queen, but during a recent trip to The ESSENCE Full Circle Festival, Scott-Young took part in ground exhibitions where she learned of the history of KING’s and SHE-KING’s.
Scott-Young said, “I have to be honest; they named me Queen, and embrace the title of SHE-KING in tribute to the fearless female rulers of Ancient Egypt and Africa that I learned of while in Ghana.
This weekend Mona Scott-Young who is not a New Orleanian will celebrate with us just as our ancestors did in a traditional New Orleans SecondLine! We have waved at countless celebrities as they rode up high on Mardi Gras floats down the wealthiest streets in the city; celebrities have waved to us from their guarded Bourbon Street balconies. But this is a first that a celebrity, except for those who are NOLA born and raised to take to the streets with us in our community.
Our prayers are with the friends and family of Nola hip hop and bounce legend, 5th Ward Weebie, Jerome Cosey. Earlier
Unlike many cities that experience small pockets of change in different neighborhoods, New Orleans has undergone a massive wave of
My ”Throwback Thursday” pictures were taken by New Orleanian known as “Infrogmation or Froggy.” other than being one of New
Tremé Fest 2019 happens Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 under the Claiborne Have Bridge at St. Ann street