A Message from our Managing Editor

Dear reader,

Since 2004, I have proudly served as the managing editor of The New Orleans Tribune. As you know, The Tribune has a rich history. Founded in 1985 by Dr. Dwight and Beverly S. McKenna, the monthly Tribune was named in honor of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez’s historical New Orleans Tribune, the nation’s first Black daily newspaper, which was founded to advocate for political and social freedom and for all.

And that is the spirit in which the modern-day Tribune was founded. For more than 36 years, we have been an unfettered voice speaking to, for and about the issues that impact Black New Orleans in a way that you will not read or hear anywhere else.

The fact that you’ve landed on this page means that you understand our mission. Now, more than ever, local journalism needs your support, and I am personally asking you to consider supporting this valuable publication with your donation.

Your donation helps us bring you more news, information and analysis as only The Tribune can. More importantly, your support helps keep our distribution free and our voice even more so.

All you have to do is click here to donate.

No donation is too small; and, as always, we are immensely grateful for your dedication to this work and our publication.


Anitra D. Brown, Managing Editor

We Are Proud to Have Served Our Community for 38 Years. Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Providing a Trusted Voice. We Look Forward to 38 More!