Celebrating National Tourism Week New Orleans Style

National Tourism and Travel Week, slated for the May 1 -7, is a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country celebrate the value travel holds for the economy, businesses, communities and personal well-being. This year’s theme is “The Future of Travel,” and New Orleans and Company will celebrate the...

President Biden Issues First Pardons, Including First Black to Serve on a Presidential Detail 

On April 26, President Biden used his pardon powers as President for the first time. By Lauren Victoria BurkeNNPA Newswire Contributor The White House announced three pardons and the commuted sentences of 75 nonviolent drug offenders earlier this week. The move by President Biden follows calls by justice reform activists...

Liberty Bank Names Todd McDonald as New President

Liberty Bank recently kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration by announcing that Todd O. McDonald has been named the Bank’s President effective May 2, 2022. Current Liberty President and CEO, Alden J. McDonald, Jr. will continue with the bank as the head of the Liberty Financial Holding Company.  Todd McDonald, at 41 years of age, takes over the reins of the largest African American owned...

Cafe Reconcile Receives Zurich’s 2022 Community Impact Award

Cafe Reconcile was recently awarded the Zurich Classic's 2022 Community Impact Award. Leaders from business, government and philanthropy gathered at the Roosevelt Hotel for Executive Women’s Luncheon where Reconcile Alumna and Board Member, Garryelle Smooth Singleton, and Chief Financial Officer, Kheri Phillip, accepted the award. Garryelle and Kheri also inspired the audience with their...

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