New Orleans, La. – Mayor Landrieu made the announcement at the annual Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He says the city must streamline, and that includes reopening contracts signed by the previous administration.
New Orleans, La. – Leona Tate, Tessie Prevost Williams and Gail Etienne Stripling walked up the 18 steps to the school front doors of McDonogh Number 19 in the Lower Ninth Ward, as they did 50 years ago in the forefront of desegregating New Orleans public schools. Again, their walk drew a crowd. But now Tate noted the people were cheering, not jeering at their presence.
New Orleans, La. – Netanyahu's remarks to the Jewish Federations of North America were disrupted five times. The organized hecklers denounced Israel's proposed new loyalty oath and occupation policies that they say "delegitimizes" Israel.
"You know I'm going to talk about....I'm going to talk about delegitimizing Israel but they really have the wrong address."
New Orleans, La. – A satirical take on the Great White Way comes to the Crescent City as Le Petit Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning revue Forbidden Broadway. It stars Leslie Castay, Dianna Duffy, Vatican Lokey and Cliff Thompson. More info online, www.lepetittheatre.com