Xavier Educator and Poet Ashanti Anderson Speaks Volumes on the History and Current State of Black Americans in Book Black Under

October 21, 2021

Ashanti Anderson is a Black Queer Disabled poet, screenwriter, and playwright who holds an MFA in Creative Writing and teaches at Xavier University of Louisiana. Anderson’s work focuses on resistance and autonomy and she challenges dehumanizing narratives while still holding oppressive institutions accountable. Anderson has published her debut collection of poems through Black Lawrence Press […]

Louisiana Film Channel Broadens Their Reach With New Network Channel Showcasing Local Filmmakers

September 29, 2021

Louisiana Film Channel is bringing films by Louisiana filmmakers to screens through their website, app, and new network channel. Founded last November, the goal of Louisiana Film Channel is to connect people with stories made by Louisiana filmmakers that tell the stories of Louisiana people. President of Louisiana Film Channel, Dr. Lucas Fry, wanted to […]

The American Italian Cultural Center Offers Unique Experiences To Honor the Past, Present and Future of American-Italian Culture

September 22, 2021

Located adjacent to the Piazza d’Italia in the CBD, the American Italian Cultural Center provides a place for Italians to reconnect with their heritage and where non-Italians can learn more about a culture that is an important part of New Orleans. Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maselli, today his son, Frank Maselli, is chairman of […]

Make Music NOLA Enlivens OPPS Students’ Education with String Instrument Musical Program

August 16, 2021

Make Music NOLA is bringing the beauty of string instruments into the lives of students. This non-profit organization creates access and opportunity for Orleans Parish public school students to learn a musical instrument beginning at an early age. The in-person group classes offer intensive music education and instrument instruction from teachers who have a rich […]

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