June 2011 Archive

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La. Republicans grab ‘star power’ at recent GOP conclave held in New Orleans
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly The largest conclave of Repub­licans outside of a national convention occurred in New Orleans June 16-18, and one could not get through any door at ...
Largest dead zone ever expected in Gulf
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly Scientists from Louisiana University Marine Consortium, LUMCON, are predicting that the “Dead Zone” — an area with low or no oxygen — in the Gulf of ...
Mardi Gras Indian Chief Bo Dollis to be feted by NEA
It isn’t every day that a Mardi Gras Indian makes the long journey from the streets of uptown New Orleans’ Central City to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., ...
School seats for sale
By Dr. Andre M. Perry Contributing Columnist Charter school opponents have long argued that chartering would lead to the privatization of public schools. Guess what? Give a building and you ...
Some Justices just corporate shills in robes
By Tonyaa Weathersbee The Louisiana Weekly Guest Columnist So now, it seems the only thing that women and minorities who band together to sue corporations for bias can hope for is that ...
Spiritual think tanks and hotbeds
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer Along with the “Rejoice Conference” and the “Archbishop James P. Lyke Conference,” “Uni­ty Explosion” surely qualifies as a spiritual think tank and hotbed ...
St. Aug board gets mixed messages from Josephites
St. Augustine High School’s Board of Directors reported last week that it has received a copy of the news release issued June 21 by the newly elected administration of St. ...
Summer in the city
By Edmund W. Lewis, Editor The Louisiana Weekly, Editor With the long-awaited, racially explosive Danziger Bridge shooting trial finally under way, hurricane season entering its second month and no signs of a ...
Take the cape off Obama
Black folks need to take the cape off President Obama and try one on for size ourselves! Warning: This isn’t an anti-Obama rant; far from it! It’s a call ...

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