New Orleans’ Lauren E. Turner, co-founder of a new nonprofit theater company, reimagines Academy Award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCrany’s (Moonlight) 2013 work as set in pre-Katrina public housing developments, and in so doing, exposes the relationship between environmental racism and gentrification.
In what was the most sensational case in New Orleans in thirty years and the first-ever trial to earn wall-to-wall coverage on local television news, Mike Fawer became an overnight celebrity and the city’s most sought-after criminal defense attorney as he represented a prominent furniture dealer charged with murdering his wife.
OPINIONS AND COMMENTARY
And why the Louisiana Ethics Administration needs to immediately take action to correct a string of bogus reports filed by gubernatorial candidate Oscar Omar Dantzler, Jr.
Nearly all the seniors at this charter school went to college. Only 6 out of 52 finished on time.
William Tecumseh Sherman was the school's first superintendent, but "the father of LSU" was a Virginia-born aristocrat who moved to Rapides Parish, earned a fortune through his cotton plantation, and then lost almost everything during the Civil War.
Louisiana College’s Draconian Policies on Social Media Use Horrifies Students, Professors, and Alumni
Multiple students believe the policy, among other things, will prevent victims from coming forward with allegations of sexual abuse.
WRECKED: HOW CAR INSURANCE TAKES LOUISIANA FOR A RIDE
In what amounts to a deployment penalty, several large Louisiana car insurers raise rates, in some cases by nearly 30%, on National Guard...
Since 2015, Donelon has received more than $680,000 in campaign donations from insurance companies and agents.
The research highlights a problem that impacts a significant proportion of Louisiana drivers, yet one that was apparently unknown to Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon.
On April 15th, when state Rep. Kirk Talbot first introduced HB 372, a now-defeated proposal that had been known as the...
VIDEO: Douglas Heller, Nationally-Acclaimed Auto Insurance Expert, Eviscerates LABI-Backed “Reform” Bill
If you’ve had a hard time understanding why car insurance became such a thorny issue this session, watch this video.
This afternoon, following a nearly four hour-long debate, Louisiana state Rep. Kirk Talbot’s sweeping tort reform...
“A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
In her debut memoir, Broom misapprehends the geography of the city and reveals a disorientation with the lived experiences of Black New Orleans.
“... the time that it takes to get ready for those, when I need to be doing this,” Rispone said during a top-dollar fundraiser at the home of a Monroe oil and gas executive.
THE CAPITOL BRIEF by Sue Lincoln
New decade, new terms of office. But will it just be more of the same-old, same-old?
“Is it really appropriate to thumb your nose at the state Constitution, driven solely by a desire to fight with the Governor?” – Jay Dardenne, Louisiana Commissioner of Administration
“I don’t know what Bible they’re readin’, but that’s not what my Bible says.” – Michelle Perkins
"If our costs spike because of an economic downturn, we've got to find the money to pay for it." -- Conrad Appel
“This is protecting small businesses from big financial institutions that make social policies that are discriminatory." -- Rep. Blake Miguez
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in.” – Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1865