Canal Street Reopens

On Wednesday, April 28, Mayor LaToya Cantrell joined other city officials and business leaders, to mark the recent reopening of two-way vehicle traffic on several blocks of Canal Street near the Hard Rock site. “The reopening of Canal Street has been a long time coming. There has been a lot...

Dillard University and DePaul Community Health Centers to Host Free Vaccination Events

Dillard University’s Office of Community and Church Relations has created a health outreach program with local churches and DePaul Community Health Centers to address health-related questions about COVID-19 and to administer Pfizer vaccinations in underserved communities across New Orleans. Several churches have partnered with Dillard to offer their locations as vaccination sites...

Department of Justice Announces Investigation into Louisville Police

By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on April 27 that the U.S. Justice Department will investigate police in Louisville, Kentucky. On March 13, 2020, 26-year-old EMT Breonna Taylor was fatally shot after three plainclothes members of the the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) entered her apartment searching...