February 2018 Archive

New Orleans’ SELA drainage work should end this year, except on Florida Ave.
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer On some days, you need nerves of steel to drive down Louisiana Avenue during rush hour. It’s one of several arteries torn up under a $2 billion ...
Celebrate yourself
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Part II There’s been a great deal of conversation in the community in recent years about the power relationship between Blacks and whites and how that relationship is ...
Black Panther is the Superhero – and heroines – we deserve
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, The National Urban League As long as there have been movies, there have been movie heroes. From Douglas Fairbanks’ swashbuckling heroes like Zorro and Robin Hood in the ...
Diplomacy toward North Korea is an opening, not a surrender
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist The picture of Vice President Mike Pence standing stiffly next to the trusted younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un at the Olympics in South Korea ...
Trump’s parade a waste of money
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Now “45” wants a parade. He wants it in November, probably before the mid-term elections. Some see it as move to mobilize his base ...
NFL season marred by controversy
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Newswire Columnist This season, however, I took a complete break from watching the NFL and, as a result, missed the game entirely. While the coup de grace ...
The catfight between Trump and the FBI
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist As a Malcolmite watching the cat fight between Donald Trump and his Trumpettes, especially Sean Hannity and the FBI, I am inspired to say “Smash each ...
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 ...
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Zulus show love to the Big Easy, celebrate its tricentennial
With the City That Care Forgot in the midst of celebrating its 300th anniversary, who better to celebrate New Orleans’ rich history and vibrant culture than the organization that has ...
Coalition of Black organizations to hold United Nations protest against Trump insults February 15
(TriceEdneyWire.com) — #ProudAfricans, a coalition of African, Caribbean, and African-American human rights and professional organizations, will lead a protest rally outside the United Nations Headquarters at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Park ...

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