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By Dr. Andre M. Perry Contributing Columnist Charter school opponents have long argued that chartering would lead to the privatization of public schools. Guess what?

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U.S. Government silent on tainted products from Taiwan

By Ngoc Nguyen, Vivian Po, and Summer Chiang SAN FRANCISCO short term loans mackay (New Ameri­ca Media) — More than three weeks after the Taiwanese

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2011 La. Legislative session legacy: Lack of accomplishment
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly The 2011 Legislative Session will likely be remembered more for what was not accomplished than that which was. The SUNO-UNO merger failed. A single college board ...
Vital programs deserve public support and public dollars
The ongoing state budget crisis has forced policymakers to scrutinize the importance and contributions of state-supported programs. Two items of utmost importance to the state are 1) ...
Review of the FHL/RMJM Hillier report
With all the financial uncertainties that have been exposed by the recent small loans same day payout independent studies on the economic viability of the proposed new University Medical Center ...
Does Jindal increases ‘taxes’ as he cuts taxes?
By Christopher Tidmore The Louisiana Weekly Bobby Jindal says he is against growing government by revenue — supports tax cuts, opposes tax increases. Yet, the governor has spent most of his time ...
Proposed street name change from St. Claude St. to Henriette Delille St. is cause for debate
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly When people hear that St. Claude Street may have its name change, often the first response is anger.
Remembering Dorothy Mae Taylor: The First Lady of 1300 Perdido St.
By Michael Radcliff The Louisiana Weekly Forty years ago, in the Spring of 1971, a 42-year-old former PTA president, devout Christian and social activist stood proudly, yet trembling, as she took ...
Work is a necessity
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist personal loan bad credit monthly payments I consider myself something of a wordsmith, so I am always amazed in the work of others, especially when they are ...
Feds eye Black unemployment
The United States Department of Labor has released a new report The Black Labor Force in the Recovery. Key findings of the report: • African-Americans or Blacks made up 12 ...

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