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Jackson to lead CDL program development

The Center for Development and Learning has hired  DeJunne’ Clark Jackson as the vice president of program development. Jackson, who is a mother of a “double-deficit, comorbid, bright, insightful, and kind-hearted dyslexic child,” has an in-depth knowledge […]

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NFL, Players Coalition commit $3 Million+ to support COVID-19 relief; six La. organizations included in aid

Recipients of the funds include health systems, individual hospitals, and non-profit organizations in Atlanta, Ga., Baltimore, Md., Chicago, Ill., Detroit, Mich., Florida, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. These emergency donations come from the NFL’s dedicated social justice investment. […]

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New Orleans residents respond to the spread of the coronavirus

“We just finished Mardi Gras season with hundreds of thousands of people visiting our city,” said Tyler Townsend. “It’s like we were an open target for the coronavirus,” Townsend said, given the city’s many festivals and events that attract tourists from all over the world. […]

Education

High schoolers meet Chief Justice for Law Day

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson hosted students from L.B. Landry-O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School, and McDonogh 35 Senior High School at the Louisiana Supreme Court building in observance of Law Day, a […]

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Mackie appointed to LaSTEM Council

Calvin Mackie, Ph.D., of Gretna, was appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the LaSTEM Council. Mackie holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and is the President and CEO of the Channel Zero Group. He […]

Business

Connect2Black launches in New Orleans

Launching next month from New Orleans is another tool to help consumers buy from local, Black-owned businesses. Connect2Black is a mobile app that includes a Black business directory, city travel aide, and resource guide for and […]