Louisiana Weekly Endorses LaToya

Calling her the only candidate that “matches current political experience with a deep connection to the neighborhoods and communities of our city,” the venerable Louisiana Weekly newspaper is endorsing LaToya Cantrell for mayor of New Orleans. One of the nation’s oldest

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SOUL Endorses LaToya

The Southern Organization for Unified Leadership (SOUL), one of the most influential political formations in New Orleans, has announced its support for Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell for Mayor of New Orleans. SOUL’s Chairman and one of its founding members, Don C. Hubbard, says Cantrell is by far

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LaToya: Prepare for Tropical Storm Nate

Friends: The latest news shows that Tropical Storm Nate is headed for the Gulf and its winds could start affecting Louisiana as early as Saturday. Forecasters report that it is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane and reach New Orleans on Sunday morning. The New Orleans metro area

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Working Families Party Proudly Endorses LaToya

The Working Families Party is a national progressive organization that “fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters.” Kelli Dorsey, who represents the New Orleans chapter of the party, had this to say about LaToya: “New Orleans

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Higher Heights Endorses LaToya for Mayor

Higher Heights, an advocate for Black women in political leadership nationwide, has endorsed LaToya for Mayor. Co-Founder Kimberly Peeler-Allen had this to say about LaToya’s experience and her ability to deliver results: “LaToya Cantrell’s experience as an education advocate, community

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Councilwoman Guidry Endorses LaToya

New Orleans City District A Councilmember Susan G. Guidry is backing her colleague LaToya Cantrell in her bid to become New Orleans’ next mayor. Guidry has served alongside Cantrell for five years on the Council and says that Cantrell’s experience, knowledge of government, impressive leadership

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LaToya’s Response to Mayor Morial

Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial recently wrote a thoughtful and detailed letter to the mayoral candidates. Morial, who currently serves as National Urban League President and CEO,  told the candidates that they should provide specific plans for New Orleans future, not talking points or

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Essence Magazine Watching LaToya

Essence recently published, “5 Black Women In Politics to Watch,” and LaToya was part of an impressive group of African American women leaders including Stacey Abrams, Georgia gubernatorial candidate, and Inez Barron, New York City Council candidate. Essence cited LaToya’s

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Gambit Weekly Endorses LaToya!

Urging its readers to vote for LaToya, Gambit Weekly has endorsed LaToya Cantrell to be the next mayor of New Orleans. Gambit reported LaToya’s experience as a community leader in Post-Katrina New Orleans, accomplishments on the Council, and most notably her plan for delivering a safer

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