July 2011 Archive

Bachmann says thumbs down on Black farmer settlement
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann, is criticizing the multibillion dollar Pigford settlement paid to lack farmers as “wasteful government spending.”
Deputy NOPD Chief Marlon Defillo resigns
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Facing a disciplinary hearing that could have driven him off of the police force, Deputy Superintendent Marlin Defillo chose to resign on Thursday. The 32-year ...
The guts of Bachmann!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com You have to give it to Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann! She’s got guts. She doesn’t do like some politicians who tell you what you want to ...
The Hard Truth – Peek-a-boo
By Min. J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Columnist It’s the same code of silence that rapists and abusers try to impose on their victims. “Don’t tell anybody what I did to you or ...
God sends us angels in many guises
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Writer Marie Barks almost suffered whiplash as she turned to the left in the choir stall to look at me as I was announcing the death of ...
Grocer forging ahead with plans to resurrect Circle Food Store
By Ariella Cohen thelensnola.org It was the place to go if you wanted to put food on the table, a uniform on your child or even a doctor’s eye on that lingering ...
Ignoring minority businesses ‘recipe for disaster’
NEW YORK — American businesses must make supplier diversity a strategic priority and stop viewing it as simply a corporate citizenship obligation, according to a new Boston Consulting Group (BCG) ...
Minorities entering nursing homes in record numbers
PROVIDENCE, RI — A new Brown University study suggests a racial disparity in elder care options in the United States. In the last decade, minorities have poured into nursing homes ...
New Orleans says goodbye to a Buffalo soldier
By Valentine Pierce Contributing Writer Three years ago when I talked with Lawrence F. Keller, “a living, breathing encyclopedia,” the knowledge he held flowed like water from an open vessel. On ...
N.O. schools: A nexus of poverty, high expulsion, hyper-security
By Mikhail Zinshteyn AmericanIndependent.com John, an eighth-grader at the time, gives another student on school grounds a candy bar. He is spotted by a security guard and told he now faces suspension. ...

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