London’s Cops Guilty of Sexism, Racism and Homophobia; Protesters Urge Banks to Dump Big Oil; Covid-19 Impact on Maternal and Infant Health

March 31, 2023

London’s Coppers Practice Institutional Sexism, Racism and Homophobic Behavior Louise Casey, a member of Britain’s House of Lords released a new study that claims a “boy’s club” culture exists within London’s police force that allows behavior that can best be described as sexist, racist, homophobic and misogynistic. Casey, who began her study because of the […]

Mayor Turns to Facebook Instead of Live Meeting To Respond to Treme Culture Bearers

June 17, 2021

As support continues to grow for Treme culture bearers and others who oppose the relocation of City Hall to the Municipal Auditorium in Armstrong Park, Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration took to Facebook yesterday to spin its position.   Treme and French Quarters residents are joining with supporters of New Orleans unique culture including musicians, Mardi Gras […]

NAACP New Orleans Branch Condemns Rouses’ Executives for Support of Trump-Inspired Insurrection

January 15, 2021

The NAACP – New Orleans Branch condemns Donald Rouse Sr., co-owner of Rouses Supermarket and other Rouses Executives for their support and/or participation in the “Stop the Steal” and the Inspired Attempted Insurrection, Coup and Siege on the United States Capitol organized and encouraged by President Donald J. Trump that was held in Washington, D.C. […]

A Different Kind of Blue

December 6, 2020

  It was 1992 and a little over a month from the Democratic National Convention when an Arkansas governor turned presidential candidate took to the Arsenio Hall stage with his saxophone. Donning sunglasses and a bright yellow tie, he went on to capture not just the attention of the country but Louisiana’s eight electoral votes […]

Louisiana State Police Failed to Reprimand Trooper for Using Racial Slur, Agency’s Troubling Record on Race Goes Back Decades

September 6, 2020

On September 3, WBRZ reported that Louisiana State Trooper August McKay referred to a black colleague as a “fucking n—er” in 2017.  The Louisiana State Police investigated the incident and wrote a letter of reprimand that WBRZ called a “slap on the wrist.” However, even that minuscule punishment never reached McKay’s desk.  Instead, a federal […]

ADL, NAACP, Sleeping Giants, Common Sense, Free Press & Color of Change Call for Global Corporations to Pause Advertising on Facebook to Stop Hate Online

June 17, 2020

As Facebook has fueled the spread of hate online, a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, organizes global corporations standing in solidarity against such hate. New York, NY, June 17, 2020 … In response to Facebook’s repeated failure to meaningfully address the vast proliferation of hate on its platforms, six organizations today announced a new campaign, #StopHateforProfit, that […]

The BET Networks in Conjunction with United Way America will Host the Saving Ourselves Benefit Concert on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00 P.M

April 21, 2020

  The BET Networks in conjunction with United Way America will host the Saving Ourselves Benefit Concert on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. The New Orleans Council on Aging will be one of the Beneficiaries of this event. Seniors attending one of the 14 senior centers the New Orleans Council on Aging manages […]

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