B.R. cop who sent racist texts allowed to retire

The Baton Rouge police officer who resigned after referring to Blacks as “monkeys” in racist text messages in September was still allowed by the Baton

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Ferguson October in full swing as thousands March for Justice

By Kenya Vaughn Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The St. Louis American) – “People have been saying that this generation

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Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ...
N.O. public schools accused of allegedly violating federal law
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, you do not have to provide your child’s social security number to enroll in public school. However, a recent survey by the Southern Poverty ...
‘Youth of Color ’ voting still critical in competitive political races
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will play a critical role in determining whether ...
NOPD is pressured to end ‘banishment’ of cops in City Park trailer
Cops say they are treated like ‘trailer trash’ For the last few years an increasing number of residents have whispered about “The Five Horsemen,” four NOPD captains and a major allegedly ...
Black females lack leadership opportunities
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black girls posses high levels of leadership qualities, they receive the least opportunity to fill these roles throughout their lives, a ...
20th annual summit on Black males set for Oct. 17
While post-Katrina New Orleans has experienced tremendous progress and some quality of life improvements, Pastor Tom Watson, organizer of the 20th Annual Citywide Summit on the African-American Male, argues “that ...
Officials ill-prepared to help those outside of levee system, Tulane study finds
By Bob Marshall The Lens Tulane researchers recently sought the answer to a question the coastal-restoration community usually avoids: What happens to people and towns if state fails in its efforts to ...
How the Supreme Court could scuttle critical fair housing rule
By Jeff Larson and Nikole Hannah-Jones ProPublica (SPECIAL REPORT) — The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will take up a key enforcement tool used to address systemic discrimination ...

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