Legend. Icon. Activist. Pioneer and real life Disney princess, these are just a few accolades New Orleans legend Leah Chase has acquired throughout her seven-decade long career.
The chef and civil rights icon passed away Saturday surrounded by her family and loved ones according to a written statement released this morning.Continue reading New Orleans Legend, ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’, Leah Chase dies at 96
The nation’s most restrictive measure against abortion rights could set stage for a larger, longer battle.
Today, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a bill that could prove to set forth a much larger battle in the controversial fight over abortion. State legislators put forth a bill that would essentially ban the procedure throughout the state with little to no exceptions outside of health risks to the mother. Otherwise this measure makes the procedure illegal classifying it as a Class A felony with doctors facing up to 99 years in prison.
Arrested in London after Ecuadorean embassy eviction
According to a report from the New York Times creator of whistleblower site Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been arrested following an eviction from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he had been living since 2012.Continue reading Wikileaks creator Julian Assange in custody
Band postpones North American tour as Stevie Nicks fights the flu
Jazz Fest has had its fill of controversy following the cancellation of May 2 headliners, and largest draw in decades, rock legends The Rolling Stones due to frontman Mick Jagger needing heart surgery. Fleetwood Mac was available and willing to fill that void confirming a few days ago that would lend their prestige to the 50th Anniversary celebration in the Crescent City, with all the hype surrounding these miraculous turn of events it seemed the day was saved.Continue reading Fleetwood mac out days after replacing the rolling stones
Jussie Smollett to be sued by Chicago after failure to repay city in case
As of midnight last night “Empire” star, Jussie Smollett has missed the deadline set by the city of Chicago to pay for the $130 thousand in court costs and other fees revolving around the investigation into his alleged falsified attack claims from January.Continue reading WINDY CITY FANNING THE FLAMES IN SMOLLETT CASE
Authorities seek public help in locating shooter
The Los Angeles police department, just a few hours ago, have identified and released the name of a suspect involved in shooting death of West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle Sunday afternoon in front of his L.A. clothing store.Continue reading Suspect identified in shooting death of nipsey hussle
Days after announcing the postponement to their No Filter and cancellation of 50th anniversary Jazz Fest appearance in New Orleans, reports confirm Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will be undergoing a heart valve replacement.Continue reading Update: Mick Jagger to have heart surgery, reason behind Jazz Fest cancellation
According to reports, a peaceful vigil outside The Marathon Clothing store where the Grammy-nominated rapper was shot and killed turned chaotic Monday night as mourners gathered to pay tribute.
Outpouring of condolences from those who knew him
West-coast rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, has succumbed to his injuries following a violent attack in front of his Hyde Park shop resulting in him being shot six times and leaving two other men in serious condition as well as a suspect at large according to reports.Continue reading Breaking: rapper nipsey hussle dead following attack in front of l.a. store