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Bob Johnson launches neck tie collection to help fight malaria

By Dorothy Rowley Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer) – Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies, has

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Rev. Jackson wins release of two Americans from Gambia prison

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Sikh temple shooter formed supremacist views in U.S. military
By Askia Muhammad Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) — Mourners paid their final respects on August 10 to six worshippers gunned down by a race-hating, white ...
The Olympics in retrospect N.O.’s own Audrey Patterson Tyler set the London Olympics on fire
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Fanny Blankers-Koen was fast! So fast, that the sprinter from the Netherlands was the star of the 1948 Summer Olympic Games — the last time London hosted ...
Attacking Iran makes no sense, but Netanyahu might do it anyway
By William O. Beeman The Louisiana Weekly By all accounts, Israeli and American military officials are clear about one thing: Iran does not possess nuclear weapons, is not likely to have weapons ...
Calvin Moret, pictured with wife Bernice, is the last surviving New Orleans member of the Tuskegee Airmen. He trained at the Tuskegee Institute in 1943 and 1944, and was commissioned as a flight officer in November 1944
New Orleans honors native son who is a Tuskegee Airman
By Travis M. Andrews The Louisiana Weekly Sometimes, we can learn from history. Mayor Mitch Landrieu honored the last surviving New Orleans member of the Tuskegee Airmen, Calvin Moret, in his office on ...
Nigeria’s Arab Spring? — Fuel subsidy cuts spur protests
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer WASHINGTON — (Special from New America Media) — As Occupy protests continue across the country, members of the Nigerian-American community rallied Monday in front ...
Global Entrepreneurship Week brings free services to Louisiana businesses
David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA - Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place this year from November 14 - 20 in over 120 countries across the globe. During the week, ...
Xavier to collaborate with Catholic university in Haiti
Some six years after helping Xavier University of Louisiana recover from the effects of Hur­ricane Katrina, the Middle Eastern country of Qatar is now seeking the help of the nation’s ...
China’s march through the Caribbean
By Bert Wilkinson Contributing Writer (Special from The Amsterdam News) — China is continuing its bold economic and geopolitical march through the Caribbean and Latin America, using its growing economic might to ...

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