Glover wrongful death suit resumes in federal court

Attorney says Glover case is the ‘worst’ he’s seen Eleven years ago, 31-year-old Henry Glover was shot in the parking lot of a West Bank

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Red Cross ‘failed for 12 days’ after historic Louisiana floods

By Derek Kravitz ProPublica In August, the country’s worst natural disaster since 2012’s Superstorm Sandy hit Louisiana. Flooding killed 13 people and left more than

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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream supports #BlackLivesMatter
(EURWeb) — Earlier this month, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream released a statement declaring that black lives matter and that systemic racism is an issue, and requested that customers “join ...
Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, talks about the effects of mass incarceration in The 13th.
Ava DuVernay tackles mass incarceration and more in ‘The 13th’
By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic The New York Film Festival celebrated its 54th year by trying something new. For the first time in history, its Opening Night World Premiere ...
Black Lives Matter takes on education disparities
By Mizani Ball Contributing Writer The police shootings this summer of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling kept the Black Lives Matter movement in the national headlines. Both events forced even the 2016 ...
Feds pull plug on bribery play for African assets led by U.S. firm
( — A major play for African assets led by a company of hedge fund speculators in the U.S. has been smashed with a penalty settlement of $412 billion, ending ...
Civil rights groups launch Voter Protection Program
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Against a backdrop of changing voting laws, incendiary campaign rhetoric and diminished federal ...
Newly appointed Bishop Tom Watson at ceremony held at Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries' Uptown campus on Oct. 9, 2016.
Watson Memorial pastor appointed rank of bishop
By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the Watson household. The Reverend Tom Watson, a third-generation pastor, has been elevated to the title of Bishop ...
State police hit with racial bias lawsuit
The family of an Indiana college student who visited New Orleans last fall filed a federal lawsuit on Oct. 7, exactly one year after the family alleges that three Louisiana ...
Satisfaction with NOPD on the rise, survey finds
Results announced last week from the New Orleans Crime Coalition’s regular survey show that public satisfaction with the NOPD has increased to a historic 64 percent, the highest such mark ...

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