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Sheriff alleges mayor behind the takeover

By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Negotiations are currently underway in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to take control of the Orleans Parish Prison

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On Father’s Day 2016, many Black fathers defy stereotypes

By Desmond Andrews Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Howard University News Service) — African-American fathers are often stereotyped as

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La. repeals discriminatory voting law
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Thanh Mai, who was born in Vietnam, was just one year old when she moved to the United States in 1996. By the age of 20, Mai, a ...
Groundwater usage increasing city’s subsidence, according to NASA study
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer New Orleans is a city with many nicknames, among them, “the greatest sinking city in the world.” This month, a new federal report gives light to just ...
A family that is solid as a Rock
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Edith, Doris, Helen and Audrey Rock hadn’t seen each other in four years. Collectively, they’ve lived a total of 360 years. Individually, they are fit and fabulous: ...
Executions in La. on hold until at least January 2018
By Della Hasselle The Lens A trial on the legality of the death penalty in Louisiana has been delayed again as the state tries to determine its execution method. On Wednesday of last ...
La. Legislature’s special session target: Film tax credits
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer As soon as Gov. John Bel Edwards formally issued his call for a special session to begin at 6:30 pm on June 6, 2016—a half hour after ...
Emerging Voices mentorship program opens call for entries
The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has announced a call for entries for its Emerging Voices Mentorship program, which offers mentorship opportunities to filmmakers of color based in Louisiana.
Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas
This ‘Tank’ never runs on empty!
[caption id="attachment_22252" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tarriona 'Tank' Ball of Tank and the Bangas[/caption] By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tank and the Bangas have been all over the New Orleans music scene of late. Energetically ...
Political and religious leaders voice support for Sheriff Gusman
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer As Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman last week fought to retain control of the city’s newly built, $145 million jail, political figures and religious leaders from around ...

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