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2020 Essence Fest postponed amid Louisiana Coronavirus concerns

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The 2020 Essence Festival is being postponed and moved “closer to the fall” amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in Louisiana,…

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Delta Sigma Theta donates 17,000 Meals To New Orleans Disaster Relief

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The Delta Sigma Theta sorority donated 17,000 meals to disaster relief efforts in New Orleans after it was forced to cut their…

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We Dat’s Grew from a Food Truck to Multiple Locations and an NBA Partnership

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Three years ago, We Dat’s founder, Greg Tillery started We Dat Food truck and began selling wings from the truck,…

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12 Black Entrepreneurs Fighting Gentrification in New Orleans

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Black entrepreneurs and business owners are getting pushed out of New Orleans as gentrification brings an influx of affluent white…

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Black Owned Restaurants in New Orleans

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New Orleans is known for everything from the food and music to the rich history and cultural traditions. Because of…

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Why Are There So Few Black-Owned Grocery Stores?

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The full-service supermarket that Circle Food Store owner Dwayne Bourdeaux runs in New Orleans’ Seventh Ward is clean and stocked…

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Why This New Orleans Yoga Studio Plans to Expand into West Africa

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Adrianne “Ajax” Jackson is the owner of the Only Black owned Yoga studio in New Orleans. During a recent chat…

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Magnolia Yoga Studio: The First Black Owned Yogo Studio in New Orleans

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I took my first yoga class a couple years ago. I was initially reluctant because I didn’t consider yoga to…

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Shoppe Black presents: “Jollof and Jambalaya” bka The Blackest Wedding Ever

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On November 19th 2016, I married my soulmate. It was a perfect blend of her New Orleans roots and my…

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Black Owned Businesses & Organizations in New Orleans

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“Nawlins” is one of the most fascinating cities in the U.S., if not the world. Few cities are known for…

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