What’s Going On: They Don’t’ Really Care About Us

We ask, “What’s Going On?” because something is clearly wrong, downright twisted, in fact, when our elected officials—individuals charged with serving our communities—lend their considerable influence, support and official endorsements in a race as important as BESE to the District 2 incumbent Kira Orange Jones despite what we and everyone...

Stacy Abrams Says She’d Serve as Vice-President

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The overcrowded Democratic presidential field has a record six women seeking the nomination. But one prominent individual who isn’t running for the top job has thrown her hat into the ring for vice president. Former Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams said she would...

NOTMC Hosts New Orleans on the Vineyard

The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) will host a two-day activation, today (Aug. 13) and Wednesday (Aug. 14) in Edgartown, Mass., dubbed New Orleans on the Vineyard. This experience, which will target African American visitors who are visiting Martha's Vineyard, will use interactive programming, panel discussions and evening receptions...

IBPOEW Makes Impact in NOLA

It didn’t take long for members of the Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks of the World to make their impact on New Orleans. The IBPOEW held their 120th Grand Lodge and 116th Grand Temple International Convention in New Orleans, all activities taking place at the Hilton Riverside...

Qualifying for Oct. 12 Primary Begins Aug 6.

Campaign signs have lined yards and roadways for several weeks now, and finally the official qualifying period for the upcoming Oct. 12 gubernatorial primary is here, taking place Aug. 6-8. A number of candidates are expected to vie for statewide offices as well as state legislative district races. In addition...