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Louisiana Considered: Court Watch NOLA Releases Annual Report, The Activists Cleaning Up Lincoln Beach, The Music Inside Out Sessions

The Times-Picayune
Mayor Cantrell has launched a study to assess reopening Lincoln Beach.
  • WWNO/WRKF Criminal and Social Justice Reporter Bobbi-Jeanne Misick speaks with Court Watch NOLA Deputy Director Veronica Bard and Executive Director Simone Levine about the watchdog organization’s findings in its 2020 annual report.
  • WWNO Lead Coastal Reporter Tegan Wendland visits Lincoln Beach, which was shut down by New Orleans’ city government decades ago, and speaks with New Orleans for Lincoln Beach cofounders Sage Michael and Tricia Blyss Wallace about their efforts to clean up and reopen Lincoln Beach, and Acting Deputy Chief of Staff of the New Orleans Department of Public Works Cheryn Robles about the city’s plans for the area.
  • Music Inside Out Host Gwen Thompkins tells us about her upcoming program: Back By Popular Demand - the Music Inside Out Sessions, a series of conversations with musicians about making it through the COVID-19 pandemic and getting back to work. The series will air on WRKF and WWNO over the course of the next year.
Patrick is the Regional News Director for the news collaboration between WRKF Baton Rouge and WWNO New Orleans.