Banner
Banner
Banner

Head Decries Magazine Choices At Checkout Lines

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

 

Responding to her widespread leaked email in which she vents about the food purchase choices of the woman buying groceries in front of her, District B Councilmember Stacy Head today dashed off another email explaining her comments.

From: Stacy Head
To: NOLAFugees Staff
Re: my supermarket email

You all have been in lines at Rouse’s and Breaux Mart. All they have in the way of reading material are Oprah, Essence, Source, and, Jet. Who the hell reads that? And the Wal-Mart? Jeez, those urban fiction books. Can’t those women keep their hands off of other womens’ husbands? So anyway, without anything decent to read like House & Garden or Metropolitan Home or Gambit’s CUE lifestyle supplement, what is there to do in line but vilify and silently despise the person in front of you. We all do it. In bank lines, at traffic stops. Can I help it if the woman happened to be black and paying with food stamps? Hell, that’s over the half the city (or at least it used to be, lol). So please understand where my comments were coming from. Deep down, don’t we all hate each other?

Banner

Recent Gigs

Banner

From the Archives...

Gridiron Girls

NOLAFugees correspondent Jen Kuchta observes the New Orleans Blaze, our National Women's Football Association franchise, and declares them ready for combat.

Wired For Activism

Back in early 2007, Justin Burnell talked to Brandon Darby of Common Ground and, we know now, an FBI informant. Let's revisit this interview and ask ourselves: was he wearing a wire?

In the Shadow of the Battleship

Senior Correspondent Sarah K. Inman takes a look at the pomp and protest surrounding the USS New Orleans.

Authentic: New Orleans Skatemobile

When B.J. walked into Handsome Willy's in March, 2005, one word came to mind: "Authentic."  Then we found out about the skatemobile.

Trashanova

NOLAFugees correspondent Brent Badeaux on the magical aura of Sidney Torres IV.


Banner
All Rights Reserved NOLA Fugees 2009 | design by Desire Studios