Humana Foundation Selects New Orleans for 2015 Humana Communities Benefit $350,000 Charitable Grant Program

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Local nonprofits focused on addressing diabetes and congestive heart failure have a shot at winning $350,000 in grant funding to help

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Myth of the ‘absent’ Black dad refuted

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Contrary to the myth, though Black men are more likely to live apart from their children than

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Landrieu says New Orleans will not tolerate intolerance
It has been often said that even though New Orleans is geographically located in the Deep South, it is not of the South. Similar arguments have said that while the ...
NORD comes under criticism from public at ctme. meeting
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Politics in New Orleans is rarely described as dull and that idea was on full display at a recent meeting of the City Council’s Community Develop­ment Committee. ...
La. Legislative veto session likely
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While national media attention focused on Governor Jindal’s executive order allowing Christ­ian-owned businesses to refuse to cater to gay marriages, despite the House Civil Law & Procedure ...
Researchers find Black mortality rates higher in racist locales
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A groundbreaking study led by researchers from the University of Maryland College Park’s ...
Passage of Voting Rights Act was to fix an ‘American problem’
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Fifty years after the 1965 signing of the Voting Rights Act, local civil rights groups marked the event with a presentation May 19 at the headquarters of ...
Partial amnesty proposed for unpaid parking tickets
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You may have a couple of parking tickets stashed away in a drawer at home. The city is owed over $180 million in unpaid tickets and other ...
‘Restaurant Impossible’ host Robert Irvine talks with owners of the JuJu Cafe and Barber Salon, Phyllis Johnson and Tommye Myrick. Photo courtesy of Food Network
Neighborhood café and barber shop to be featured on reality show segment
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Five years ago, Tommye Myrick and Phyllis Johnson, owners of The Juju Bag Café and Barber Salon decided it was time to take their Gentilly business to ...
Landrieu, like other public servants, uses private email account to conduct city business
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Lan­drieu runs Louisiana’s biggest city with virtually no use of his official City of New Orleans email account to communicate with staff, other officials or the ...

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