Lousiana launches iPhone app for its African American Heritage Trail
The Louisiana Office of Tourism recently launched a new iPhone app that will take visitors to African American museums, heritage sites, institutions and cultural attractions in all corners of Louisiana.
Alumni at Essence 2010 Thru the eyes of ARU
As you know Essence Music Festival takes over New Orleans every year on the 4th of July weekend. We attended a few of the official Essence events as well as hosted our own amazing events that weekend. Here are a few looks into what it was like.
“Treme” Teaser – Written by the Writers of “The Wire”
You know full well that’s all I had to say; “From the writers of The Wire.” Actor Wendell Pierce (you know him as Bunk Moorland), who is from New Orleans, will star in the new drama. The show will debut on HBO in April.
A black man invented the Venti Latte… kinda
When most people think of coffee, they think of the Starbucks crowd. Not any more… Learn about the true origins of coffee and how a slave used it to buy her freedom in New Orleans.
Disney’s First Black Princess and MultiRacial Prince. Your Thoughts??
Spotted on Roundup Russy’s Blog Disney has created lovable female characters like Jasmine, Pocahontas, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, etc and now we will finally have an African American debutante.