The board voted to encourage jazz music and dance in schools, a news release said.
The rule-- which officials say has racist origins -- has been ignored for decades and the music genre is taught in some area schools.
New Orleans has the highest murder rate in the country, so authorities are trying some creative ways to address it. In a culturally rich city, arts are saving lives. Joining the conversation are Derrick Tabb, Fallyn Travis, Ramon Antonio Vargas, Richard Barber and Jason Berry.
Two people were killed and multiple others were injured as the storm front blew across the South.
Witnesses compared the terrifying scene in a New Orleans suburb to "The Wizard Of Oz."
A large, devastating tornado tore through parts of New Orleans, killing at least one person and causing severe wreckage to homes.
The tornado caused “widespread” damage in St. Bernard Parish, where rescue teams were combing through the wreckage.
University of New Orleans graduates got a big surprise when Sandra Bullock showed up to give an impromptu commencement speech.
Roux, born Christmas Eve 2021, needs to get strong enough to hold onto his mother 24 hours a day.
The running back is accused of beating someone badly at a Las Vegas nightclub the night before.