Big Easy Magazine: Karen Carter Peterson Is the Unapologetically Progressive Leader We Need in Congress

April 12, 2021

It has been an honor and a privilege to have been able to meet with two amazing candidates and state senators in the race for Louisiana’s second congressional district. I am humbled that each of these candidates took time to speak with me and Big Easy Magazine. There is no doubt in my mind that […]


Opinion: Troy Carter Will Represent People Who Have Been Made Invisible

April 8, 2021

Someone once told me that Black people in Louisiana would never be truly represented in Congress. I thought that was unacceptable. So, you know what I said? Let’s sue their asses. Winning that lawsuit was my biggest accomplishment as an anti-racist community organizer. It led to the creation of the Second Congressional District as the […]


The Long Way Left…

April 12, 2020

“Ev’ry man a king ev’ry man a king For you can be a millionaire But there’s something belonging to others There’s enough for all people to share When it’s sunny June and December too Or in the winter time or spring There’ll be peace without end Ev’ry neighbor a friend With ev’ry man a king”- […]


EVENTS! Weekend of June 22nd- 24th

June 22, 2018

The national news over the past several days has gotten us thinking about what we can do to help other people.  There are many great organizations, a few of which we touch on in this week’s edition of things to do in New Orleans.  There are several meaningful and exciting upcoming events this weekend, too […]


Separated AFTER Birth

June 20, 2018

Deep in the recesses of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website (and first entry in a google search) there exists an article on the trauma and damage that incarceration does to the mind. It’s from 2001, but the stated official results are still incredibly relevant to today’s prison industrial complex. How this […]


EVENTS! Weekend of June 15th-17th

June 19, 2018

There are many exciting upcoming events this weekend, far too many to list.  However, we here at Big Easy magazine would like to touch on a few live music shows going on this weekend!  It’s the perfect time to go catch a live show.  Even though it is going to be a hot weekend, the […]


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