With Time Running Out on Democrats’ Majority, President Biden Gets ‘Forceful’ on Voting Rights

By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The coming weeks will tell if President Joe Biden’s “forceful” voting rights speech in Georgia on Tuesday, January 11, results in any tangible movement to blunt suppressing laws in Republican-led states around the country. Notably, the next several days will also reveal...

Community Elders & Youth to Discuss Racial Healing Across Generations on January 20

As part of Ashé Cultural Arts Center's week-long programming in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Racial Healing, I am New Orleans will host "Reckoning & Release: A Community Conversation About Healing," beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. This intergenerational panel will virtually discuss disparities of racial,...

Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office Announces Return of Community Office Hours

Residents Must Make Appointments Dates scheduled through May Community office hours have returned to locations throughout. As of Monday, Jan. 10, neighborhood liaisons will be available to connect with residents at locations in every city council district across New Orleans from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays....

The Insurrection Rages On

By Marc H. MorialPresident & CEO of the National Urban League “Our democracy was inches from ruin. Our system of government was stretched to the breaking point. Members and staff were terrorized. Police officers fought hand to hand for hours. People lost their lives … Either you’re on the side...