Gaps in teacher effectiveness hurt young, minority students

By Freddie Allen NNPA News Wire Senior Correspondent Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers between preschool and

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Poverty study highlights economic disparities across Louisiana parishes

By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Ashley Duran, a Louisiana resident and coffee barista, has to make what she calls “tough decisions” since she became a

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Legal battle over statues continues after judge sides with City of New Orleans
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a statement from All Crane Removal of Louisiana regarding their reported involvement on the monument removal project. The battle over the City ...
MLK Library in Mozambique brightens reality of American life
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – At the Centro Cultural Americano in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, there’s a trove of books in the ...
‘Overpopulation’ theory challenged by African writer
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – Togolese editor Mawuna Remarque Koutonin would like to make a few corrections in the widely held belief that ...
Louisiana inmate wins case against mandatory life sentences for juveniles
By Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Center for Sustainable Journalism The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday 6-3 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that prisoners serving mandatory life sentences without ...
Black women hold few elected positions, report finds
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Despite the high-profiled Black women office holders like D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), ...
Former Detroit mayor said Michigan governors knew of Flint’s water problems
(Special from — Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, claims Michigan governors Jennifer Granholm and Rick Snyder knew about Flint’s water problems long before they received national and ...
The Rev. Willie Bolden in the 1960/NOW art exhibit. Photo by Sheila Pree Bright
The End of an Era: Civil Rights veterans dying off
By Maynard Eaton Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The Saporta Report) — The celebrated civil rights movement and its cadre of fearless pioneers that marched and protested ...
Most local crime tied to drugs, officials say
During the same week that a Jefferson Parish sheriff’s deputy was shot by a suspect during a Multi-Agency Task Force operation in the Ninth Ward’s Holy Cross neighborhood, law enforcement ...

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