April 3, 2009 -
If you're in New Orleans this weekend, it's not too late to check out Patois, the 6th annual New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, which kicked off last week and will run through this Sunday, April 5th.
January 23, 2009 -
The Academy Awards gave a nod to Louisiana Thursday when "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," which was shot in New Orleans and is considered the state's biggest project to date, earned the most nominations with 13. The movie stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.
November 8, 2008 -
A quick welcome to the 20,000+ new readers who have come to Facing South this week for our special Voting Rights and Election 2008 coverage.
And to you regulars who keep coming back for more -- thanks to you, too.
November 7, 2008 -
This week's historic election of Barack Obama has inspired much discussion and optimism about the future of race relations in the United States. It's also been a time to reflect on the past - how far we've come as a nation.