By Ben Ledbetter Contributing Writer Charlie Hill saw a need in his community and he wanted to take action. Hill attended the Community Empowerment Project
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the news that the Krewe of Choctaw will join Alla in permanently decamping from its Gretna-centric route for St.
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebonne Parish, is down to the last bag of shrimp she froze in late April 2010 after the ... Settlement brings $1.4 million to New Orleans and Baton Rouge communities
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center, the National Fair Housing Alliance, and 13 of its member organizations announced a partnership with Wells Fargo Bank to ... NOPD consent-decree selection process hits another snag
After four delays and several rounds of legal wrangling, it became obvious to the Federal Court and the public last week that the 10-member panel charged with the task of ... Judge accused of making racial comments under review
A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who’s alleged to have made racially discriminatory comments. Musical tributes to genuises of ‘note’
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer George Benson Inspiration – A Tribute to Nat King Cole (Concord Records) Fans of vocalist/guitarist George Benson, Nat King Cole and orchestrated music have a lot to like on ... Minority scholarship program seeks new applicants
Kean Miller Connection, a law preparatory program for minorities in Louisiana, is accepting applications for its 2013 class. NAFC returns to New Orleans to help the uninsured
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Only Texas and Nevada reported higher rates of uninsured residents than that of those in the state of Louisiana, according to a 2012 American Community Survey; part ... Terrilyn Monette’s discovery brings relief, yet further investigation
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Life in the days ahead will be one day at a time for Toni Encalade, mother of Terrilyn Monette, the 26-year-old Jefferson Parish teacher whose mysterious disappearance ...
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