Feds forgive post-Katrina debt for Xavier, Dillard and SUNO

Xavier University, Dillard University and Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans’ three historically Black universities, and Tougaloo College in Mississippi, another HBCU, will see

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Voluntary relocation, construction limits among the options to deal with rising water along La. coast

By Della Hasselle The Lens After meeting with about 4,000 residents over the course of a year, state leaders are working on a report that

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N.O. man still waiting to be freed after eight years with no trial
The U.S. Constitution guarantees every citizen who has been charged with a crime the right to a speedy trial. Unless, of course, you live in New Orleans.
Jefferson Parish’s future carnival seasons facing crisis
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Just what is the fate of the Jefferson Parish Mardi Gras? Crowds, riders, and even some krewes have decamped to St. Charles Avenue. ...
New Orleans’ SELA drainage work should end this year, except on Florida Ave.
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer On some days, you need nerves of steel to drive down Louisiana Avenue during rush hour. It’s one of several arteries torn up under a $2 billion ...
Housing Alliance sues banks for blight in Black communities
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center, along with the National Fair Housing Alliance and 18 other civil rights organizations from across the country, filed a ...
Zulus show love to the Big Easy, celebrate its tricentennial
With the City That Care Forgot in the midst of celebrating its 300th anniversary, who better to celebrate New Orleans’ rich history and vibrant culture than the organization that has ...
Black Lives Matter activist from South Carolina slain in N.O.
New Orleans police released new information on the moments that led up to the Tuesday morning shooting death of a Black Lives Matter advocate from Charleston, SC who was killed ...
Congregants of merge churches, who came together after Katrina, in dispute over property rights
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Amid Black History Month celebrations, a tale of two churches has emerged in New Orleans reminiscent of the same injustices African Americans have fought against for centuries ...
Retired B.R. judge to oversee Cantrell credit-card probe
Freddie Pitcher Jr. a retired Baton Rouge judge and former Southern University Law Center chancellor, has been tapped by the Louisiana Supreme Court to oversee the politically charged case involving ...

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