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College-educated Blacks have harder times than whites finding jobs

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Blacks with college degrees continue to fare worse than college-educated whites in the labor market, according to

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Delgado in final stages of opening New Orleans East campus

By April Siese Contributing Writer Delgado Community College is set to open phase one of their Sidney Collier Campus to students this August. The announcement

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Groups file discrimination complaint with Dept. of Ed
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, Karran Harper Royal was concerned as she watched her own son’s school get progressively whiter after Hurricane Katrina and the radical education “reform” ...
60-year journey from ‘Brown’
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Because I was a horribly ill-behaved child, I found myself shipped from San Francisco to Moss Point, Miss., in August 1969. My mother’s plan was ...
John Mac’s future still up in the air
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer When Louisiana Superintendent John White has national media with him in New Orleans, he likes to go to John Mac to make promises. ...
About Town…La. educational officials ‘dismiss’ dead children
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Libba and Hy McEnery run a small, Christian outreach program, ministering to African-American teenagers of Pigeon Town, the area stretching from Oak Street to Hollygrove. And, they ...
La. family sets Guinness Book record for most college grads from one school — Grambling
By Tonya Pendleton Contributing Writer (Special from BlackAmerica-Web.com) — Grambling State University has set a new record. But this time it’s not because of its storied football team. It’s because of the ...
Seminar held by Charter Schools Assn. on how to ‘avoid employee lawsuits’
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On May 8, the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools along with the Top Shelf charter assistance organization hosted a presentation for charter school leaders and ...
The browning of public schools
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist This is the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision outlawing “separate but equal” schools. And like most major anniversaries, ...
Alex Thomas (center) was named Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year
Local student Alex Thomas chosen as La. Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year
By April Siese Contributing Writer Benjamin Franklin High School sophomore Alex Thomas has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The announcement comes amidst media accolades and only ...

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