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COVID-19 Has Possibly Permanently Altered the New Orleans Music Scene

  The New Orleans music industry was as strong as the roar of a trumpet, as steady as the beat of a drum, surviving through natural disasters and recessions, only to be altered, maybe forever, by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The city where music was always present, as ubiquitous as that constant tinge of hot-garbage-smell in […]

Louisiana Ranks Below Average on Social Justice Measures Fourth Year in a Row

Louisiana and other Gulf South states ranked below average on measures of social justice for the fourth year in a row according to a report released by the Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI) of Loyola University New Orleans. The annual JustSouth Index ranks all 50 states plus the District of Columbia on quantitative indicators such as poverty, […]

DA Candidate Keva Landrum Touts Baffling Record on Police Misconduct, Criminal Justice Reform

As the runoff in the race for New Orleans’s next District Attorney draws near, Retired Judge Keva Landrum is making concessions to the progressive bloc of voters – while dodging many of their demands and ignoring the uglier parts of her record on criminal justice.  In the wake of a treacherous 12-year District Attorney reign […]

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Mega Church Minister Tony Spell’s Case Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

Central, Louisiana’s Reverend Tony Spell is back in the news. This time a petition to hear his case was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court.  Associate Justice Samuel Alito declined to bring the case for review before the entire court, without comment. Spell’s claim that his First Amendment rights have been violated by Louisiana’s coronavirus […]

COVID-19 Has Possibly Permanently Altered the New Orleans Music Scene

  The New Orleans music industry was as strong as the roar of a trumpet, as steady as the beat of a drum, surviving through natural disasters and recessions, only to be altered, maybe forever, by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The city where music was always present, as ubiquitous as that constant tinge of hot-garbage-smell in […]

Louisiana Ranks Below Average on Social Justice Measures Fourth Year in a Row

Louisiana and other Gulf South states ranked below average on measures of social justice for the fourth year in a row according to a report released by the Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI) of Loyola University New Orleans. The annual JustSouth Index ranks all 50 states plus the District of Columbia on quantitative indicators such as poverty, […]

4 Rose Color Shades and What They Symbolize

If you’ve ever visited one of the many stunning rose gardens throughout North America, you likely caught a glimpse of the sea of different rose color shades, far beyond the classic red hues. Indeed, there’s a good reason why roses frequently top the list of flowers for Valentine’s Day, new courtships, good friendships and longstanding, happy […]

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