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In a June 9, 2014 story by Allen Johnson Jr., “Looking Back and Ahead: the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Revisited,” lawyer Jack Nelson was

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Neighborhood bar believes ‘gentrification’ is trying to shut it down

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The Holy Cross neighborhood in the Lower Ninth Ward has in the last several years become coveted high-ground real

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Analysis of the state’s recent LEAP and iLEAP test results lack specifics, critics say
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While not always a source for scandal and controversy, the release of the 2014 LEAP and iLEAP scores created quite a stir for those who follow ...
Judge denies ex-cop’s request for new trial
A federal judge last week rejected a request for a new trial for a former New Orleans police officer convicted of burning the body of a man killed by another ...
Civil rights group call for White’s resignation
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer After State Superintendent John White dismissed a federal complaint alleging abuses of the civil rights of children and families in New Orleans schools as a “joke,” ...
Another report is critical of NOPD’s response time
Coming on the heels of two reports that questioned the NOPD’s use of its available manpower and said the embattled department has “a long way to go” to fulfill the ...
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By Christopher Tidmore, Contributing Writer Legislature Does Little, Budget Unbalanced by Billion… Gov. Piyush Jindal sought to bolster his conservative bonafides last week at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. ...
IG report is critical of NOPD
Federal monitor says NOPD has ‘a long way to go' As residents marked the arrival of summer with cookouts, picnics, parties and military tributes, violence erupted across New Orleans with 19 ...
New Orleans nearing a ‘privatized’ public school system
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Editor's Note: This story has been updated with additional comments and reporting that does not appear in the print edition. As the Recovery School District (RSD) shuts ...
New Orleans attorney Washington named compliance officer at OPSO
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports NEW ORLEANS — Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman announced last week that he has named attorney Tracie L. Washington as compliance officer for the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s ...

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