Archive for the 'New Orleans' Category

Nelson Mandela Memorialized With a Second Line Parade in New Orleans

• December 15, 2013 • Comments Off on Nelson Mandela Memorialized With a Second Line Parade in New Orleans

LeVar Burton Explains It All For Us When It Comes to “Driving While Black”

• July 3, 2013 • 1 Comment

The Newtown School Massacre: A Black and Latino Child Died Too

• December 15, 2012 • 4 Comments

So THIS Is The Video That Got Andrew Breitbart “Killed”??

• March 8, 2012 • 1 Comment

Louis and “Louis”

• January 22, 2012 • Comments Off on Louis and “Louis”

Japan to Offer 10,000 Free Trips to Foreign Visitors in a Bid to Bump Its Moribund Tourist Trade, But It May Not Help How Japanese Really Feel About Nuclear Power and Their Government

• October 31, 2011 • 2 Comments

Fantasia Blowing It Again: Mahalia Jackson Estate “Aghast” at Her Pregnancy; Film Runs Risk of Folding

• October 9, 2011 • Comments Off on Fantasia Blowing It Again: Mahalia Jackson Estate “Aghast” at Her Pregnancy; Film Runs Risk of Folding

Schwarzenegger Puts Reviving His Film Career On Hold, Plus News Outlets Are Baying to Publish a Photo of His Newly-Acknowledged Child

• May 19, 2011 • Comments Off on Schwarzenegger Puts Reviving His Film Career On Hold, Plus News Outlets Are Baying to Publish a Photo of His Newly-Acknowledged Child

“Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans” Here for a Limited Time Only

• May 13, 2011 • 2 Comments

How Come Haiti Can Stand With Japan, But The Rest of The World Doesn’t?

• March 19, 2011 • Comments Off on How Come Haiti Can Stand With Japan, But The Rest of The World Doesn’t?

Black Chicagoan Edward Clemons Survived Japan Quake and Tsunami After Days Without Food or Water; Finally Able to Talk With Anxious Mom Back Home

• March 19, 2011 • Comments Off on Black Chicagoan Edward Clemons Survived Japan Quake and Tsunami After Days Without Food or Water; Finally Able to Talk With Anxious Mom Back Home

Why Should Black People Care About What Happens To Japan? Because Black People Live and Work in Japan, That’s Why

• March 16, 2011 • 1 Comment

Mardi Gras Highlights, March 8, 2011

• March 8, 2011 • 1 Comment

It’s Mardi Gras

• March 8, 2011 • Comments Off on It’s Mardi Gras

Beyoncé: White Face, Black Face? Whose Face?

• February 23, 2011 • 3 Comments

Trailers from “Tradition is a Temple,” New 90 Minute Documentary About New Orleans Music

• January 9, 2011 • Comments Off on Trailers from “Tradition is a Temple,” New 90 Minute Documentary About New Orleans Music

The Ancestors Take The Ivory Queen of Soul, The Lady T, Teena Marie

• December 29, 2010 • Comments Off on The Ancestors Take The Ivory Queen of Soul, The Lady T, Teena Marie

“Drumline Live” Touches Down in Madison’s Overture Center for Three Days, November 27, 28, 29

• November 25, 2010 • Comments Off on “Drumline Live” Touches Down in Madison’s Overture Center for Three Days, November 27, 28, 29

“Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans” Comes to Madison in October

• September 19, 2010 • Comments Off on “Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans” Comes to Madison in October

Update: NOT AGAIN! Another Platform in The Gulf Explodes

• September 2, 2010 • Comments Off on Update: NOT AGAIN! Another Platform in The Gulf Explodes

The President at The Fifth of Katrina, Xavier University, New Orleans, August 29, 2010

• August 29, 2010 • Comments Off on The President at The Fifth of Katrina, Xavier University, New Orleans, August 29, 2010

The Fifth of Katrina – The People

• August 29, 2010 • Comments Off on The Fifth of Katrina – The People

Spike Lee Returns with a New Documentary About New Orleans (and the Oil-Soaked Gulf) Five Years After Katrina on HBO

• August 19, 2010 • Comments Off on Spike Lee Returns with a New Documentary About New Orleans (and the Oil-Soaked Gulf) Five Years After Katrina on HBO

More Skepticism Voiced About Wyclef Jean Candidacy for President of Haiti

• August 8, 2010 • Comments Off on More Skepticism Voiced About Wyclef Jean Candidacy for President of Haiti

Vietnamese Fishermen, Shrimpers, Locked Out of Gulf Clean Up Efforts; Others Are Getting Sick

• May 26, 2010 • 3 Comments