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New Orleans

SBC Names Pastor Dr. Fred Luter, Jr. as New President
8 years ago

SBC Names Pastor Dr. Fred Luter, Jr. as New President

By  •  Faith

Pastor Dr. Fred Luter, Jr. of New Orleans’ Franklin Avenue Baptist Church (FABC) made history as the first African-American president of the traditionally and predominantly white Southern Baptist Convention. The …
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Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen
7 years ago

Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen

By  •  Music

Shamarr Allen calls himself the best that’s ever done it!  That’s mighty lofty considering other New Orleans horn greats like, Satchmo and Wynton Marsalis; not to mention his contemporaries, Christian …
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Big Freedia Hosts VIP Premier Party at Swanky Ace Hotel
6 years ago

Big Freedia Hosts VIP Premier Party at Swanky Ace Hotel

Big Freedia comes bouncing back with season 6 of her reality show, appropriately re-titled – “Big Freedia Bounces Back.” The docu-series has gone from 30 minutes to a full hour, …
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Tricentennial Art Exhibition Speaks Truth to Power for Black New Orleans
5 years ago

Tricentennial Art Exhibition Speaks Truth to Power for Black New Orleans

The remarkably resilient city of New Orleans is celebrating its Tricentennial with grand celebrations of cultural and historical significance all year long. As always, tourists will pour in and out …
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