Residents decry that streets are unsafe in N.O.

Mayor faces a hailstorm of criticism from businessman, PANO president Less than a week after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu touted the success of his

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The remains of New Orleans’ first Black mayor moved to new mausoleum

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Two decades after the death of New Orleans’ first Black mayor, local civic, religious and political luminaries gathered December 29

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Greater New Orleans Urban League recognizes ‘outstanding leaders’
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer On Dec. 30, the National Urban League and the Greater New Orleans Urban League’s order of business heeded the holiday spirit, by recognizing 13 accomplished community leaders ...
Local groups to address dearth of Black jobs
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer #BlackJobsMatter: The People’s Summit on the Black Jobs Crisis will convene on Martin Luther King Day at Southern University at New Orleans. The event, organized by the New ...
DOJ will not file charges against officers who killed Adolph Grimes III
In the midst of nationwide marches and protests in the wake of grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City and the slaying ...
Artist known for impressionistic paintings of Creole life dies
At 11 minutes to noon on Decem­ber 29, 2014, Elisabeth Marie Villeré Tidmore ascended to the greatest soiree imaginable – the eternal one.
Program allows students to earn and learn
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer David Brown walked through the power plant at Tulane University, explaining the various functions of the noisy machines at the heart of the campus’ operations. Brown, ...
NOPD boosts security after rash of French Quarter robberies and attacks
State police to patrol city’s interstates As the holiday season reaches a feverish pitch and fans began heading to New Orleans for college football bowl games, the city announced that it ...
Dutch Morial to get new resting place
The family of Ernest “Dutch” Morial, the city’s first Black mayor and a civil rights pioneer in his own right, announced last week that the outspoken and tireless public servant ...
Ferry service remains an option for Lake Pontchartrain
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Plans floated in recent years to run ferries across the lake between Mandeville and New Orleans are in limbo but not dead, according to Pontchartrain Express, Inc. ...

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