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Three years later, The Male Academy is helping to navigate young men through life

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The Blazer Ceremony at St. Mary’s Male Academy is a rite of passage; in which each student formally receives his

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Group seeks removal of more offensive statues in N.O.

Just two days after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu launched a new book chronicling the removal of four Confederate-era monuments from public spaces across the

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Prep Alumni holds Remember When’s 25th Anniversary in grand style
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer “It’s a good time to be a Prepper,” says Alumni Association President, Melody Robinson. On the heels of St. Katharine Drexel Prep’s girls basketball team winning a state ...
N.O. East residents respond to zone change request
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Several residents and community leaders gathered at the New Orleans City Hall Council Chambers to speak against a request for a zone change that would impact areas ...
Proposed bill would allow teachers to use ‘reasonable force’ to prevent bullying
State senators are set to discuss a controversial bill that would allow Louisiana teachers to use “reasonable force” to protect themselves and students from school bullies.
Code noir; Paris; les Librairies Associez, 1743; The Historic New Orleans Collection,80-654-RL | Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, the Founding Era places city’s birth on view at HNOC
[caption id="attachment_28136" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Code noir; Paris; les Librairies Associez, 1743; The Historic New Orleans Collection,80-654-RL | Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection[/caption] By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer As a part ...
Settlement reached in handcuffed Black man’s death
A settlement agreement has resolved a federal lawsuit against Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal over the 2014 shooting of Victor White III who was fatally shot while he was handcuffed ...
Lawsuit accuses Angola prison guards of forcing transgender visitor to strip
A transgender woman who tried to visit her incarcerated brother claims that prison officers at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola ordered her to remove her underwear and told her ...
Guns for sale at a show in Louisiana
Private sellers at Louisiana’s gun shows do not check backgrounds
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Dozens of big gun shows are held yearly in Louisiana, including greater New Orleans, with one at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner last weekend. Full-fledged dealers at ...
Man convicted of killing former NFL player Joe McKnight gets 30 years
Ronald Gasser, the West Bank man convicted of manslaughter in a Dec. 1, 2016 road-rage incident that killed former NFL player Joe McKnight, was sentenced last Thursday to 30 ...

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