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Review: In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu

I saw Mitch Landrieu on the Daily Show a few months ago and immediately put this book on my TBR list.  It’s a fascinating look at race and the history of the American South, from slavery to Civil War to Civil Rights.  705 more words

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Viral Video Shows a Young Black Girl Crying After Being Told to Leave School Because of Her Braids

(NEW ORLEANS) — Video of a young black girl walking dejectedly out of a New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy prompted thousands of social media comments Tuesday — many expressing puzzlement or outrage. 421 more words

6th grader's hair extensions violates school's policy; Girl leaves in tears

NEW ORLEANS — Video of a young black girl walking dejectedly out of a New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy prompted thousands of social media comments Tuesday— many expressing puzzlement or outrage. 425 more words

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photo essay: New Orleans

Jackson Square

Bourbon Street

Spanish street signs

Lafeyette Cemetery No. 1

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

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Dr. Bob's Bywater Art Studio Louisiana

On my Road trip to New Orleans we stopped by Dr.Bob’s Art Gallery in By Water. I purchased 2 pieces of artwork from him. His art is linked to the flavor and soul of New Orleans. 184 more words

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Dining with DariusCooks

Sooo I finally got to experience Dining with Darius Cooks! If you’re not familiar with Darius, he is a food blogger, recipe creator and author. You can check him out on Facebook @Darius Williams, Instagram @dariuscooks or on YouTube by clicking… 769 more words

Happy Book Birthday to ME

“What’s today?” cried Scrooge, calling downward to a boy in Sunday clothes.

“Today?” replied the boy. “Why, it’s Book Release Day sir!” 807 more words