Affordable Housing Spirals Down

By Christopher G. Cox A recent study by the Urban Institute reports that in communities across the nation home prices and rents are exceeding the reach of an increasing number of households.  “For every 100 extremely low-income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two...

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:

Black Families Have a Dime for Every Dollar Held by Whites By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire Contributor If you’re like me, every time you hear a news reporter or anchor talk about how great the nation’s economy is, you wonder what world they are living in. Certainly, these journalists are...

NOAAM Reopens

The New Orleans African American Museum celebrated its grand re-opening April 11. After six years, the New Orleans African-American Museum of Art in Treme has reopened its doors on April 11 with the unveiling of its offices, gallery and event space at 1417 Gov. Nicholls St., a beautifully renovated building...

FILM REVIEW: LITTLE

Little is a guilty pleasure. The guilt comes as you watch a 14-year-old actress (Marsai Martin, Black-ish) behaving like a lustful 38-year-old female who flirts with a middle school teacher. It’s kinda pervy. Or when an executive assistant (Issa Rae, HBO’s Insecure) points to her nether regions and gives a man...

Airport Delays Opening of New Terminal

Officials with both the city of New Orleans and the New Orleans Aviation Board announced today (April 11) that the new terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) will now open to the public in fall 2019--a delay of several months from the previously announced May 15, 2019...