New Orleans Is About To Be A Basketball Town

Where sports are concerned the New Orleans community's strongest ties have long been to the Saints. Now, however, the sports scene is on the verge of an abrupt, significant shift. Specifically, it’s about to become a basketball town.  This doesn’t mean that the Saints’ standing in New Orleans will decline....

Local Property Owners Sue City Over STR Rules

Protesters gathered outside City Hall in January as the New Orleans Council debated new Short-Term Rental regulations. The Alliance for Neighborhood Prosperity filed a suit today in Civil District Court against the city of New Orleans asking for a temporary restraining to bar the City from enforcing new STR rules...

Dr. Dwight McKenna Honored By SCLC-New Orleans

On April 4, Dr. Dwight McKenna received the SCLC- New Orleans chapter Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's Memorial Observance Service, a program that marks Dr. King's assassination. Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Dwight McKenna, a longtime physician, executive publisher of The New Orleans Tribune and founder of The McKenna Museums,...

What We’re Are Saying:

Fair Share is the Righteous Fight that Should Not Have to Be Fought Fighting for the city of New Orleans to get its fair share in hospitality industry revenue through every available means –including legislative action—is not a ploy or a power play, as some have suggested. It is an...

Former Exec Slams CBS News’ ‘White Problem’

Vanity Fair reported this week that, in response to Davis’ essay, Susan Zirinksy, the president of CBS News, and Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, sent emails to staff expressing concerns. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia In January, eyebrows were raised after a photo released by CBS revealing...