Today on Louisiana Considered, we hear about new monthly events that celebrate Cajun culture past and present. And a Metairie high schooler tells us about her Teen Vogue article that looked into the displacement of youth due to natural disasters.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn why Republican lawmakers in Louisiana are taking a special interest in local school board elections. We also hear about the controversy surrounding Education Savings Accounts and hear about the experiences of doctors in the state after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we hear about the Summer Lyric Theatre’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods. And, we learn about a new program to offer free admission on select days to art institutions for Louisiana residents.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn why youth in Louisiana detention centers being transferred out of state may violate the law. And, we hear about plans to expand the state’s electric vehicle industry.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn how descendants on both sides of the Plessy v. Ferguson decision came together to start a foundation over a century after the case. And, we hear how one organization is aiming to better equip Louisianans with electricity during natural disasters.
Today on Louisiana Considered, it’s all about history: We hear the story of a friendship between two historians that led to the founding of one of New Orleans' most famous museums. And we learn what to expect at the NOMA exhibit, Queen Nefertari’s Egypt.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn about the latest inductees into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. And, as New Orleans Superintendent of Schools Henderson Lewis Jr. approaches his final week on the job, we hear how he reflects on his tenure.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn about investigations into reported sexual abuse in New Orleans’ Roman Catholic Church. We also hear how officials are rethinking hurricane preparedness in the state, and take a look inside one of Louisiana’s last abortion clinics in operation.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we hear an update on the state’s redistricting map and hear about new research into cancer deaths. We also learn about the opening of a new treatment facility for kids with behavioral health issues in New Orleans.
Today on Louisiana Considered, we learn about the NOLA Project’s latest production heading into its final days. We also hear about the Pointe-au-Chien Indian tribe’s fight to re-open their only elementary school, and we hear an encore of our preview of the ESSENCE Festival of culture.