By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Despite being the recipient of an $800,000 federal grant, John McDonogh Senior High School is having serious money problems.
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On Wednesday, October 22, at UNO’s Jefferson campus, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Pelican Institute for Public
Liberty Bank and Trust recently announced plans to expand its footprint to eight states with the acquisition of First Tuskegee Bank of Alabama Anemic voter turnout saw Blacks out number whites at N.O. polls
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The irony of the Magistrate’s court race comes from the fact that the primary results almost exactly reflect the demographic breakdown of Orleans Parish post-Katrina. Increased property tax collections continue to fuel city’s budgets
By Charles Maldonado The Lens The New Orleans City Council started its 2014 budget hearings Wednesday with the fundamentals: the proposed tax collections and revenue estimates that are the basis for Mayor ... La. DBE files suit against Pennsylvania-based 84 Lumber
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer A Louisiana business owner is embroiled in a legal battle with one of the country’s largest construction firms following a problematic end to a contractual agreement ... SWAC seeks to find resolve in GSU-Jackson State fallout
By Nikki G. Bannister Contributing Writer Grambling State University’s football team boycott of Jackson State’s October 19 homecoming game was deemed “unprecedented” by Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissioner Duer Sharp. But Jackson State ... Running the numbers on our bad children
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Playing baseball in America was the wonderful dream of 22-year-old Christopher Lane who left his native Australia three years ago with a baseball scholarship for East ... The Bounce Back: Did Grambling just start a fire?
By David Dennis Contributing Writer More than 50 years ago, HBCU students mobilized and fueled a movement that would forever change America’s landscape. Whether it was the Woolworth sit-ins in Greensboro, Freedom ... La. ranks as seventh most violent state in the U.S.
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Louisiana ranks as the seventh most violent state in the country, according to 2012 statistics released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that track the ...
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