Black families in Louisiana are ‘underbanked’

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Families in Louisiana are more likely than households in other states to lack regular access to financial institutions, a report

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Feds to create wrongful convictions unit

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes.

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Uncensored MLK ‘suicide letter’ from 1964 discovered and released
The release of a newly discovered, uncensored 1964 letter from the FBI to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that in graphic language urged the civil rights leader to ...
Record number of Latinos to serve in House
By Griseld Nevarez Contributing Writer (Special from VOXXI and New America Media) — A record-setting 29 Latinos will take seats in the U.S. House of Representatives following the results of this ...
Louisianians are particularly susceptible to catching RSV
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer As we are on alert for the peak of flu season, parents should also be aware of the possibility of the seasonal sniffles affecting little ones to ...
N.O. civil rights film turns 30
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Activists gather to celebrate Civil Rights Movement More than 150 civil rights activists and movement participants came together to celebrate and commemorate the 30th anniversary of “A House ...
Iconic Central City landmark to be resurrected
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Many locals have heard the countless stories of the central city entertainment epicenter that was the Dew Drop Inn. Now, thanks to a partnership of area ...
Black GOP State Senator predicts low Black turnout for Landrieu
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer One of the surprise moments at the “Unity Rally” at Baton Rouge’s Huey’s Bar occurred when master of ceremonies (and former Congressman) Jeff Landry announced that he ...
Black military leaders uphold a proud tradition of service
By Merdies Hayes Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) – As the nation pauses this Veteran’s Day to honor past and present members of our fighting forces, ...
Election confirms difficulties with new voting limits
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro Ameri­can Newspaper) — Thousands of voters from across the nation reported problems with voting during ...

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