A federal jury has reached a verdict in the trial of five police officers charged in the shooting deaths of civilians on the Danziger Bridge
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports One of the jurors hearing the case against five current or former police officers charged in the deadly shootings on
The second week of testimony in the Danziger Bridge trial offered more insight into what the families and friends of those who were shot or lost their lives during the ... Casey Anthony is not O.J. in white female face
By Earl Ofari Hutchinson New America Media Columnist Casey Anthony is not O.J. Simpson in white female face. The only real reason that Anthony is even mentioned in the same breath as ... Family questions guilty verdict, justice system
By Michael Radcliff The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer The 1st Victim On a warm, humid, spring afternoon two years ago, in the courtyard of the Iberville housing project, lay a young African- ... First days of Danziger testimony shed light on nightmarish incident
The first four days of testimony in the Danziger Bridge shooting case gave jurors and the public a glimpse into the horrific incident that took place on the eastern New ... Was police violence ignored by media after Katrina?
By Jordan Flaherty The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer Opening arguments and testimony began last week in what observers have called the most important trial New Orleans has seen in a generation. ... Council puts hope in criminal-justice reforms, questions some budgets
By Matt Davis http://thelensnola.org “For decades our city has justified its collective reluctance to change through the mantra of ‘we’re different here,’” Councilwoman Susan Guidry said, opening the second joint meeting of ... End Nixon’s 40-year war on Blacks, Latinos
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Forty years ago this month, President Richard Milhous Nixon declared America’s “War on Drugs.” This failed war continues even today to have a ... Louisiana Civil Rights activist sentenced to 15 years in prison
By Jordan Flaherty On June 1, a week past her 31st birthday, civil rights activist Catrina Wallace was sentenced to 15 years in prison. This was the first arrest for Wallace, ...
« Previous Page — Next Page »