Black Women Have to do “Self-Care” Differently

By Mariah Williams If you’re reading this, it’s too late. Or it might be. Though I hate to be as melodramatic as Drake in naming his album, this topic certainly warrants the exaggerated introduction. If you are a black woman in the U.S., at the point that you might start genuinely considering the benefits of self-care and taking the time to read an article like this, you have probably endured more to… Read More

Students Suspended, Barred From Walking at Graduation Following ‘Senior Prank’

Many high school students look forward to the festivities of their senior year. Events such as prom, graduation, socials, and senior pranks are anticipated and cherished. Recently, students at Sophie B. Wright High School in New Orleans participated in a senior prank that has resulted in them being barred from engaging in fourth-year traditions. The prank apparently consisted of water-guns, eggs, vinegar, mustard, and water balloons being tossed at students and unfortunately… Read More

Silence is Compliance

April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month & Award Winning Local Director – Dominique McClellan is screening a very powerful and timely film called “Silence is Compliance”. Dillard University is hosting a screening on Saturday, April 13th that is complimentary to the public and will include a panel discussion with local leaders and organizations around the #MeToo #TimesUp movement. This event is in collaboration with the New Orleans Family Justice Center & United… Read More

More Than a Rapper: Nipsey Hussle Should Also Be Remembered for His Activism

This past Sunday at around 3:25 P.M. Ermias Asghedom, AKA Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in South Los Angeles. If you are over the age of 40 you may not be familiar with who that is. However, if you are a member of Generation Y or Z then you likely feel the absence of Nipsey Hussle regardless of whether or not you listened to his music because his death is still… Read More