Justice for Lai Dai Han

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Allegations are continuing to emerge that during the Vietnam War a number of Vietnamese women suffered sexual exploitation at the hands of some of the South Korean soldiers serving alongside US forces, and that as a result, many of these Read more

What has Chokwe Antar Lumumba accomplished in first 100 days?

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Newly elected Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba continues to prove — above all else — that he will be the face of social change in the city his father once fought with and then for. The son of late Mayor Chokwe and Nubia Lumumba, Read more

Princess Shaw Presents Life Afterwards

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While Princess Shaw published her videos on YouTube for years, Samantha Montgomery was introduced to the world, when the documentary she starred in, Presenting Princess Shaw was released last year. The documentary follows the meeting of Montgomery, whose stage name Read more

Conversations With My 18-Year-Old Self

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  I often see posts on social media asking, what advice would you give your teenage self? My advice is always, love the boy. I don’t live a life of regret; many things I have experienced have been lessons. I Read more

CFPB Action On Payday Lending Will Help Louisiana Families

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New CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Reduce Abuses; State Protections Remain Crucial A 36% Usury Cap Would Keep Loan Sharks at Bay BATON ROUGE and NEW ORLEANS — A new rule released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Deneka Vallius

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Deneka Vallius is the owner of online boutique, KoKo Kouture, which prides itself on bringing quality fashion to women at affordable prices. Vallius is a native of New Orleans, LA and first generation Haitian- American, who opened her boutique almost a Read more

Louisiana State Rep. Ted James Says Colleague Havard’s Call for New Orleans Saints Budget Cuts Doesn’t Make “Cents”

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Louisiana State Representative, Ted James replied to State Representative Kenny Havard’s call to cut funds for the New Orleans Saints yesterday. On Monday, Havard stated that he wants “to cut millions in state tax dollars, exemptions and credits allocated to Read more

Master P’s New Day Runner App May Be Bigger Than Uber

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Nationwide — Businessman Percy “Master P” Miller, Marvin Walker, and the Day Runner Technology Team have created an app that’s a game changer for the fast-paced courier and delivery service customer. Day Runner is ready for Wall Street and investors are Read more

Baltimore Begins Removing Confederate Statues Overnight

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Cities and states are acting to move Confederate monuments more quickly after the events of last weekend in Charlottesville, VA. Baltimore, Maryland became the latest city to remove its statues, choosing to do so in the middle of last night. Read more

National Relaxation Day

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Did you know stress is linked to six chronic illnesses?  According to American Psychological Association stress can lead to heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver and suicide, which is why it is important to have days Read more

City of New Orleans First Stop For SwagHer Magazine’s Cover Shoot & Head Shot Party

Local Urban Magazine Opens Cover Shoot to New Orleans Residents and Other Black Owned Businesses New Orleans, LA (August 15, 2017)-SwagHer Magazine will host their Cover Shoot & Head Shot party at NOLA Spaces in New Orleans, LA August 20, 2017. Read more

Event Recap: Women Mean Business Expo

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You know who is really behind every successful woman- herself! According to the National Association of Women Business Owners more than 9.4 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.9 million people, and generating $1.5 trillion in sales as Read more

City of New Orleans Urge Residents to Move Vehicles to High Ground

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NEW ORLEANS—Last night, the Sewerage & Water Board lost service to one of its power turbines, which provides power to a majority of the City’s pumping stations serving the East Bank of New Orleans. As a result, the system’s capacity to drain storm Read more

Women Mean Business Expo & Conference

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(NEW ORLEANS) – The fourth annual “Women Mean Business Expo & Conference,” themed this year as “Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself,” will feature several notable New Orleans women business owners and community leaders, uniting Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the Read more

Swagher Brand Ambassador Spotlight: Arnya T. M. Davis

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Name: Arnya T.M. Davis Business/Occupation/Brand: A.Martin Davis Branding and LadiCEO Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I am Arnya T.M. Davis, and I currently reside in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from New Orleans, LA. I am Read more

For the Trap Creatives: T-Ray the Violinist, Mask-Off Challenger

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  As we continue to follow the Mask Off Challenge inspired by Future’s song, Mask Off from his self-entitled album, “Future”, today we are spotlighting one of Baton Rouge’s own, violinist Trenton “T-Ray” Thomas. Check out T-Ray’s take below. More  Read more

JetSuite Introduces the World to “Kof”, the Other Sexy Side of Kofi Siriboe

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Over the last few weeks many of us watching “Queen Sugar” have fallen for the beautiful, chocolate Kofi Siriboe who plays Ralph Angel. This week JetSuite, the artist spotlight on JetMag.com, revealed another side of Kofi Ava Duvernay has not Read more

Cafe Reconcile To Host “Pay What You Can” Day Tomorrow in New Orleans 

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Cafe Reconcile, which is a nonprofit cafe in Central City New Orleans, will host a Pay What You Can day this Wednesday, September 14, 2016.  The cafe acts as a training center for young people who have faced hardships, providing Read more

Love Le Menu’s “I Love Me” Retreat Review

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At first glance, the “I Love Me” retreat in Maryland may have looked like we partied and ate the whole time, but that is not true. It is simply part of a therapeutic approach that founder and Licensed Master Social Read more

#BLACKWORKMATTERS: The New Outcry

  While #BlackLivesMatter above all else, #BlackWorkMatters as well. Across the country yesterday, minimum wage workers and those who understand their plight united for the cause of increasing minimum wage, #Fightfor15. Organized by Black Youth Project 100, rallie took place Read more