J20NOLA coalition issues a call to action

By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer The J20NOLA Coalition continues its united and national resistance campaign with an organizing meeting, Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 1p.m.

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A new movement to treat troubled children as ‘sad, not bad’

By Katy Reckdahl Contributing Writer Editor’s note: This article is part two of a WWNO story series focusing on trauma amongst school-aged children called, “Kids,

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The Jones case: Justice comes decades later
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer For those who know him, Robert Jones is considered to be a religious man, a dedicated father and a talented artist. He’s also known as a man who ...
New Orleans teen makes Forbes list for STEM innovation
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer New Orleans native Keiana Cavé, at the age of 18, is one of the youngest Americans named in Forbes’ 2017 annual 30 Under 30 “Energy” List, a ...
Opposition to proposed Entergy plan for N.O. East power plant growing
Opposition to a proposed new power plant for Entergy appears to be growing among eastern New Orleans residents. WWL News reported that those who object to the plant being built and ...
Former Angola inmate won’t face retrial, D.A. says
Robert Jones, a New Orleans man who spent 23 years behind bars after being convicted of rape and murder but was released by an appeals court judge after evidence of ...
Louisiana HBCUs dominate Ebony’s queen’s list
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer The smartest and most beautiful queens come from Louisiana. That’s according to Ebony magazine when it announced its choices for the 2016 – 2017 Historically ...
Two N.O. prisoners receive overdue release
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Louisiana Department of Corrections released prisoners Jessie Crittindon and Eddie Copelin on Friday, January 13, one day after the MacArthur Justice Center filed lawsuits to secure ...
Federal monitor says NOPD hiring bad recruits
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, the Washington, DC-based law firm tapped to oversee the implementation of the NOPD’s federally mandated, 492-point consent decree aimed at overhauling the troubled police department, ...
Constable makes offer to assist NOPD
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Interdepartmental “loaning” of police officers has become all the rage in New Orleans of late. Last Wednesday, citing the recent shooting of a five-month-old infant in ...

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