The Louisiana Weekly is a weekly newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It emphasizes topics of interest to the African-American community, especially in the New Orleans area and south Louisiana. It has an estimated weekly circulation of 6,500.
The Louisiana Weekly was established by the C.C. Dejoie family in 1925. The paper has covered social justice issues including "education, the environment, politics and protest," including such diverse topics as the Black Panther Party and the threat of hydrofluoric acid contamination at a New Orleans area refinery. The newspaper also has a Spanish-language page aimed at south Louisiana's significant Central American population. The newspaper presently uses the tagline "Your Multicultural News Medium".
Publication of the Louisiana Weekly was interrupted (in print only ) because of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in August and September 2005.
Past issues of The Louisiana Weekly are archived by the Amistad Research Center of New Orleans.
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