Fearful of losing arts and entertainment, some cities are trying to provide artists and musicians with affordable places to live and work.
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
Duke's campaign hasn't said whether he plans to attend the debate, which will be held at historically black Dillard University.
By Mori Rothman
The right to counsel is a constitutional guarantee, and a necessity, as at least 80 percent of state criminal defendants cannot afford representation and must instead rely on court-appointed counsel. Yet government spending on public defenders has fallen, leading 43…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The abortion debate is returning to the Supreme Court in the midst of a raucous presidential campaign and less than three weeks after Justice Antonin Scalia's death.
On the heels of her appearance in Beyoncé's "Formation," the "Queen of Bounce" Big Freedia talks staying true to herself and her New Orleans roots.
By Asia-Vinae Palmer
This house in particular was also next to another abandoned house which was totally in shambles. I just felt like there was a history there and I wanted to connect with it, even if I didn't know what the history…
By Danielle Miles
If you took all of the African-ness away from New Orleans, there would be very little left.
Residents and visitors of New Orleans, surrounded by the sound of church bells and jazz music, marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday, remembering victims of the storm and celebrating the region's resiliency.
By PBS NewsHour
When Hurricane Katrina struck, Leah Chase was the chef and co-owner of the legendary New Orleans restaurant, Dooky Chase, a landmark in the city’s oldest black neighborhood. Chase saw her business, home and virtually everything she owned wash away, but…
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