February 2012 Archive

Mayor hosts third series of business sessions
From a press release New Orleans, LA — Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Office of Economic Development will host another series of Business Information Sessions featuring information, resources and opportunities helpful for business ...
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Khari Allen Lee – Conscious Evolution equals Soulful Vibrations
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I feel very much a child of New Orleans,” says Khari Allen Lee who celebrates the release of his debut CD, Conscious Evolution, at Snug Harbor on ...
William ‘Bill’ Rouselle: Maintaining a legacy of purposeful change
By Nayita Wilson The Louisiana Weekly Few would argue that it’s not how you start but how you finish, and understandably so. Yet there remains a distinct attribute or defining moment ...
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The fate of America’s middle class hangs in the balance
By Barrington M. Salmon (Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer) – During his State of the Union address to the joint houses of Congress in January, President Barack Obama ...
Council members say city can’t afford mental-health cuts at LSU
By Tom Gogola thelensnola.org City officials met last Thursday morning to try and solve a nagging $15 million problem: How to restore critical healthcare money for LSU Interim Hospital cut from Gov. ...
Blacks say ‘atheists’ were unseen civil rights heroes
(RNS)—Think of the Civil Rights Movement and chances are the image that comes to mind is of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leading the 1963 March on Washington.
Voter IDs: The ‘hanging chads’ of 2012
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special from New America Media)—A gathering of activists, journalists and voting rights advocates met recently to discuss the growing number of states that have ...
Roemer goes independent
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In a speech on Wednesday to 4,300 online activists, former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roe­mer formally dropped his bid for the Republican nomination for President. Most voters ...
Kenner to sell Mardi Gras Museum
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Lundi Gras festivities began last week, as they have for the last thirteen years, with the Zulu King and court greeting Argus, the Monarch of Jefferson’s ...
A happy four score and two
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist For me at least, the eeriest thing about my ascending to four score and two years is the somewhat unnerving fact that my eyesight has backed ...

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