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Danziger cop seeks to spend rest of sentence at home

Just weeks after a federal judge drastically reduced five former NOPD officers’ sentences for their role in the 2005 Danziger Bridge shootings in eastern New

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Optimism and skepticism over the health insurance marketplace

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report stating that premiums in the Health Insurance Marketplace

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Urban League releases ‘Main Street Marshall Plan’ saying the State of Black America is ‘locked out’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Declaring that the state of Black America is “locked out” of economic, social and educational equality, National Urban League President/CEO Marc Morial said ...
New Orleans actively fending off the Zika virus
By Bob Marshall The Lens Entomologist Sarah Michaels peered carefully into the mesh collection sack from the city mosquito trap off Press Street. Several hundred were inside, but none looked like the ...
Yet, another battle: Substandard rental conditions
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer In the New Orleans East house where resident Trina Lackey lived with her son, water crept through the walls and the ceiling, and dripped from the kitchen ...
Trump and the spectacle of lying
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist During his march to the Republican Party nomination, Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded that for the time being all Muslims should be barred from ...
Study: Blacks receive less medication for pain
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – My mother, Ruth Belle Lowe, would soon die from cancer. I stayed in her hospital room in Tacoma, Washington, my family’s hometown. She ...
Caregivers face crushing demands, but help isn’t far
By Hanah Cho Contributing Writer (Special from Dallas Morning News/New America Media) – For the past five years, Jan Draper has rarely left the side of her husband, Gary, who has Alzheimer’s ...
Who owns that trademark? Names behind some words may surprise you
By Eric Easter Contributing Writer (Special from Urban News Service) – When he died, the rock star, Prince, left not only a vault containing a treasure trove of music and videos. He ...
African-American men returned to the job market in April
By Freddie Allen Contributing Writer (NNPA News Wire National News) – The Black unemployment rate ticked down from 8.9 percent in March to 8.8 percent in April and Black men showed gains ...

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