New Orleans

Toya Wright has had a pretty rough week following the deaths of her brothers Rudy and Josh, but the reality star is getting all the love she needs from her girls.

Despite what's going on in her personal life, she was in New Orleans with family dancing in a traditional second line funeral.

Toya Wright has dealt with a lot in her life, but her recent family tragedy is unimaginable. Wright’s two brothers were reportedly shot to death in New Orleans over the weekend. According to reports, cops found two men suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a car early Sunday morning and later identified them as her […]

It's been a month since NFL star Will Smith was shot and killed following a car accident in New Orleans, but it feels like yesterday for the people he left behind.

Judging by her Instagram, Solange Knowles was super excited for Mardi Gras in New Orleans, yet the excitement was short-lived after she lost her wedding ring.

A city contractor in New Orleans was the victim of a vicious vandalism attack after he discovered that his $200,000 Lamborghini was set ablaze. Although police didn’t officially make the connection, it is believed that the vehicle was torched because the contractor was hired to remove a series of statues related to the Confederacy. HuffPost Black […]

New Orleans lawmakers are in the midst of considering whether to break with its Confederate past by removing longstanding monuments

Perhaps one of the biggest games in black college football is the 42nd annual Bayou Classic, where the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern…

Sixteen people were shot in a hail of gunfire Sunday night at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans. According to reports, multiple people began firing shots into a crowd of more than 300.

Ever wonder how the adults in the Peanuts world get their clever “wah wah” voice? Insert world-renowned jazz musician Troy Andrews aka Trombone Shorty. The New Orleans…

Also in today's news roundup, an associate of Dylann Roof has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the Emanuel AME shooting and John Boehner is being pressured by the Republicans to cut funding from Planned Parenthood.

In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.