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Nappi Hour Is Headed to New Orleans for Essence Fest

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Photo by Nicci Briann/AFROTRAK After successfully celebrating its sixth month anniversary in Chicago, Nappi Hour is headed to New Orleans for Essence Fest. Since launching in January, the event produced by AFROTRAK has grown to become one of the largest happy hour events for Black millennials in the Chicagoland area. Dubbed a place for us to “Come let your hair down…

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The Detailed Historical Reasons Why Those New Orleans’ Confederate Monuments Needed to Go

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On Monday, state offices in Mississippi and Alabama were closed in observation of Confederate Memorial Day. Mississippi’s governor has claimed April as Confederate Heritage Month. Last week, Ted Nugent, a man who referred to President Obama as a “chimpanzee” and a “subhuman mongrel” was a guest at the White House. Meanwhile in New Orleans, city workers no longer hindered by…

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Can NOLA Kick IT? Is Coming To Essence Fest Weekend

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Photo/Words by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com After successful events in both LA and Chicago, the Can _____ Kick It? brand is headed to New Orleans for Essence Fest. The traveling day party is a celebration of Black millennials: from traditional 9-5ers to artists. Regardless or your background, education or income, their is no hierarchy, but rather a community of us….

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