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Sheriff alleges mayor behind the takeover

By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Negotiations are currently underway in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to take control of the Orleans Parish Prison

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On Father’s Day 2016, many Black fathers defy stereotypes

By Desmond Andrews Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — African-American fathers are often stereotyped as

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One year after Charleston massacre, America grieves yet again
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Less than a week before America commemorates the racist shooting of nine African Americans in a Charleston, S.C. church, yet another mass shooting – ...
La. repeals discriminatory voting law
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Thanh Mai, who was born in Vietnam, was just one year old when she moved to the United States in 1996. By the age of 20, Mai, a ...
Groundwater usage increasing city’s subsidence, according to NASA study
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer New Orleans is a city with many nicknames, among them, “the greatest sinking city in the world.” This month, a new federal report gives light to just ...
Murder rate up 44 percent in Jefferson Parish in 2016
While New Orleans has received the lion’s share of media attention regarding a sharp rise in violent crime, the latest stats released by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office show that ...
A family that is solid as a Rock
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Edith, Doris, Helen and Audrey Rock hadn’t seen each other in four years. Collectively, they’ve lived a total of 360 years. Individually, they are fit and fabulous: ...
Portion of state deficit plugged, income tax hike fails
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Last week, the La. House of Representatives’ Ways & Means Committee rejected Gov. John Bel Edwards’ attempts to plug the $600 million deficit through ...
Donald Trump: A clear and present danger
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist The danger that Donald Trump, practitioner of questionable business practices, inveterate bully, racist, sexist, demagogue and the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee ...
Where did the Black banks go?
By Patrice Gaines Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: This is the first part of a two-part series (Urban News Service) – America has half as many Black-owned banks as existed 15 years ago. ...

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