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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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April 24, 2017

Mayor Landrieu To Address Removal and Relocation of Confederate Liberty Place Statue

NEW ORLEANS – Mayor Mitch Landrieu will address the City’s removal and relocation of the Confederate “Battle of Liberty Place” statue on Monday, April 24 at 8:00 AM. Following his remarks, Mayor Landrieu will also take questions from the press.

April 24, 2017

City of New Orleans Begins Removal of Divisive Confederate Statues Commemorating “Cult of the Lost Cause”

NEW ORLEANS - Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu began the process of removing statues erected to honor the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy” by taking down the Battle of Liberty Place statue located on Iberville Street. The statue, one of four the City intends to move to a place where they can be put in historical context, was originally erected to honor members of the “Crescent City White League” who fought against the racially integrated City of New Orleans police and state militia. 

April 21, 2017

NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball Season 14 Continues

NEW ORLEANS — On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the City of New Orleans alongside the New Orleans Pelicans, Domino’s Pizza and PlayNOLA will continue Season 14 of NOLA FOR LIFE Midnight Basketball, a program that focuses on providing safe recreational activity, jobs and opportunities in crime hot spots for males over 16 years old through basketball, mentorship and support.



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