Marta Jewson

Dec 042012
 

Holiday Lights on Neron Place. (photo by Marta Jewson for UptownMessenger.com)

With the holidays approaching, Lynda Bermuda has been knocking on doors in Central Carrollton, encouraging her neighbors to participate in a new festival that aims to light up the neighborhood this year. Continue reading »

Dec 012012
 

The Bridge House sign at Grace House, decked out for the holidays. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Marta Jewson)

Bridge House / Grace House is seeking volunteers and supporters for its annual Christmas Dinner for people experiencing homelessness, as well as distribute clothing and toys for children. Continue reading »

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Nov 282012
 

A panel of prosecutors, federal officials, Loyola University professors and social-justice advocates will discuss the United States immigration detention system at Loyola University in an all-day symposium Friday (Nov. 30) called “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System”. Continue reading »

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Nov 262012
 

Buddy Roemer

Melissa Harris-Perry

Tulane Hillel will host a debate between former Governor Buddy Roemer and Tulane Professor Melissa Harris-Perry, who also hosts her own MSNBC show, in a forum called “Is America Moving to The Left? Was This Election About Ideology at All?” on Tuesday evening (Nov. 27). Continue reading »