Dillard University to suspend nursing program

By Prescotte Stokes, III Contributing Writer A full internal assessment of Dillard University’s generic baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs were announced on Tuesday (April 26).

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N.O. mayor tackles crime and violence in Tulane address

On the evening of April 27 at Tulane University, less than 24 hours before a preliminary hearing on the high-profile slaying of former New Orleans

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Grand jury indicts Cardell Hayes in death of Will Smith
A grand jury on Thursday indicted Cardell Hayes, 28, for the slaying of former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, who was fatally shot on April 9 during a visit ...
Gusman comes under fire from DOJ
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Citing an “immediate risk of harm and death to the men, women and youth” in Orleans Parish Prison, the United States Department of Justice along with prisoners’ ...
Katrina, climate justice, fish dinners part of this lawyer’s compass
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Colette Pichon Battle gave up a great job working as a corporate immigration lawyer in Washington, DC to live in a tent in front ...
N.O. state senator calls for constitutional convention
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The possibility that a state constitutional convention to untangle Louisiana fiscal problems inherent in our basic law may come immediately following the prospective June Special Session. ...
Nothing neutral about the fight over the rebuilding of Napoleon Avenue median
By Bob Marshall The Lens Historians say the term “neutral ground” for street medians in New Orleans dates back to the 1800s when Anglophones and Creoles — who had no great love ...
100 Black Men host well-attended forum on ‘public school unification’
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As legislation moves through the house and senate seeking an end to the fractured system of education governance in New Orleans, the 100 Black Men of ...
Central City community welcomes, with open arms, new grocer to area
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer The grand opening of the Dryades Community Public Market marks yet another wave of revitalization for Central City’s Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.
Louisianians are gun-toting, monument supporters
While many cities, towns and states across the U.S. have taken steps to remove the Confederate flag and other racially offensive symbols from public spaces, a new poll in Louisiana ...

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