Peace & Prayer Walk in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & the SCLC

By Morgan Lawrence In honor of the 61st Anniversary of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of non-violence, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of the SCLC is hosting a Peace & Prayer Walk, Saturday, January 6, 2018. The Committee and SCLC members...

Spoken (Word) into Existence: The 50th Anniversary of the Hyatt Regency

By Morgan Lawrence Songs and spoken word marry like chocolate and peanut butter. Tarriona “Tank” Ball is fluent in both art forms. The New Orleans native grew up in the Eighth Ward on Music Street, ironically. This spoken word artist and singer is the leader of the band, Tank and the...

New Orleans Celebrates Plessy Day

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] By Morgan Lawrence Today marks the 125th anniversary of the arrest of Homer Plessy for violating Louisiana's Separate Car Act of 1890. To honor the occasion, the Plessy & Ferguson Foundation will present its annual "​Plessy Day Celebration" at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 7)  at the New...