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Housing Alliance sues banks for blight in Black communities

By Ryan Whirty
Contributing Writer

The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center, along with the National Fair Housing Alliance and 18 other civil rights organizations from across the country, filed a housing discrimination lawsuit in federal district court on Feb. 1 against Deutsche Bank, alleging the financial giant failed to maintain its foreclosed, bank-owned properties in middle- and working-class minority neighborhoods in 30 cities.

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Feds forgive post-Katrina debt for Xavier, Dillard and SUNO

Xavier University, Dillard University and Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans’ three historically Black universities, and Tougaloo College in Mississippi, another HBCU, will see ...

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Triple-header

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer It’s a triple-header for Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah who performs at the Contemporary Arts Center on three consecutive nights, Wednesday, February 21 ...

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