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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

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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

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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 ...
International group says minority women are targeted for rape
LONDON — Minority Rights Group International says in its 2011 annual report released today, women from minority and indigenous communities are targeted for rape and other forms of sexual violence, ...
China bets on the euro
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist China has more than $3 trillion in currency reserves, more than any other country in the world. They’ve decided to use some of their reserves to ...
U.S. Government silent on tainted products from Taiwan
By Ngoc Nguyen, Vivian Po, and Summer Chiang SAN FRANCISCO short term loans mackay (New Ameri­ca Media) — More than three weeks after the Taiwanese government began a massive recall ...
Toyota refuses to thank Black consumers
Black publishers and national leaders unite to hold Toyota accountable By Jasmyne A. Cannick NNPA National Correspondent WASHINGTON D.C. — Toyota Motor Sales USA executives have angered National Newspaper Publishers Asso­ciation (NNPA) Chairman ...

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