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'All You Need For A Perfect Salad'? A Giant Pre-Packaged Spider

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weird News

Hi Woolworths,Shopping as per usual for Italian Style Salad Mix....get it home....Mum goes to open the packet and we are greeted by....Is this what's ...

PHOTOS: Melissa Harris-Perry's New Digs

Posted 07.18.2012 | Media

Apparently Melissa Harris-Perry is ready for another big project. Between hosting her self-titled weekend show on MSNBC, writing for The Nation, a...

The GOP Contender

James Perry | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
James Perry

With all eyes on Louisiana this week and a bright political future at stake, Governor Jindal would do well to repair the mitigation and rebuilding program and get storm-affected Louisianans back into their homes, lest he dash his own hopes to transition to the presidency.

New Orleans Police Chief's Best May Not Be Good Enough

James Perry | Posted 01.09.2012 | Crime
James Perry

Something must be done, but we need more than just random action, we need real results. The long-term key to making New Orleans safe lies in addressing root causes of crime.

In New Orleans, Many Have Yet to Travel the Road Home

James Perry | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
James Perry

Both Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development should immediately reopen settlement talks and work with post-Katrina plaintiffs to achieve the best result for homeowners who are still struggling to repair their homes and their communities.

Two Of Everything: The Legacy Of Segregation

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
James Perry

In most American communities there are two of everything. This is not a modern day Noahian tale, rather it is the lingering effect of de jure segregation.

I Remain Inspired

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

I'm fighting to end New Orleans' reign as America's blight capital. In fact, I won't rest until Jonathan's success is no longer an anomaly; it must become the norm.

On Losing in New Orleans

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

We ran a campaign for change. Change comes through the efforts of citizens who sacrifice for our country, our communities, and our causes. Sometimes we will enjoy great victories and other times painful losses, but the work still calls out to us.

Landrieu Continues New Orleans Family's Mayoral Dynasty

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

National headlines already reflect that Landrieu is the city's first white mayor since his father's tenure ended in 1979.

Oscar-Nominated Song Caps New Orleans Winningest Week Ever

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Oscar-nominated "Down in New Orleans" written by Randy Newman for the Princess and the Frog rounds out what could turn out to be the winningest week in the history of the city of New Orleans.

New Orleans Deserves the Best

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

I believe that New Orleans deserves much better. I believe New Orleans can be a world-class city. But it must have world-class leadership.

Can a Social Justice Candidate Win an Election in the New New Orleans?

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

Outside of New Orleans, progressives and liberals are excited about James Perry. But in New Orleans, the candidate seems relatively unknown.

New Orleans Candidates Lobby for the Green Vote

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Global Green and 35 other green organization in New Orleans hosted a candidate forum, and the recurring theme was A) an environmental campaign is cruc...

Dr. John Endorses James Perry for Mayor of New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"The man is the only person I have met that's in this race for mayor who is for the people," said musician Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) in reference to James Perry.

Why I'm Proud of James Perry and Why He Needs Your Help

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

Last week the national media finally turned it's attention to the New Orleans mayoral election. The coverage was predictably disappointing. The city i...

Martin Luther King, Jr: A True Servant Leader

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

New Orleans needs more than a new person in office; it needs a whole new style of leadership, a new direction and a fresh start.

NBA's Grant Hill Endorses New Orleans Mayoral Candidate

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Karen Dalton-Beninato

With less than a month to go before early voting opens, New Orleans mayoral candidate James Perry scored an endorsement from the NBA's Grant Hill, an All-Star with the Phoenix Suns.

NYT and LAT Covering Race in the New Orleans Mayoral Race

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The most heated exchanges of the night were when James Perry more than once referenced John Georges' description of a potential Midcity LSU hospital as a plantation in a previous debate.

Are You F**king Kidding Me?: James Perry's Mayoral Ad Features "Constituents" Cursing (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James Perry is running for mayor of New Orleans in the 2010 race and is capitalizing on the city's frustration to do it. Perry's team put together the...

It's Time to be Honest About Race in New Orleans

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

I am the only candidate for mayor whose career has been devoted to fairness, justice, and common ground, not to politics, profit, and personal gain.

Then There Were 3: Perry on New Orleans Mayoral Race

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

With New Orleans mayoral qualification coming up in just over two months and the primary in four, it's becoming late in the day for a surprise contender.