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

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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

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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 ...
No lawyers? No jail, says judge in ruling
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer New Orleans Criminal Court Judge Arthur Hunter, a former police officer, ruled that seven people awaiting trial in jail without adequate legal defense must be released. ...
Report shows lack of water quality monitoring
By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer In the aftermath of the Flint, Mich. water crisis, the public remains on high alert about water safety and a report released on April 13, 2016 found ...
100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans sponsor ‘School to Stage’
By Prinsey Walker Contributing Writer In the new 2016-2017 school year, professional ballet dancers from the New Orleans Ballet Theater will teach 25 lucky students how to dance, leap, and twirl ...
High-profile killing sparks conversation on safety and violence
With investigators still trying to determine what led to the fatal shooting of former New Orleans Saints defensive standout Will Smith and members of the Who Dat Nation and friends ...
Two Confederate-era monuments defaced in New Orleans
Just days after a state Senate committee in Baton Rouge rejected a bill aimed at preventing local governments from removing or relocating historical monuments across the state without the approval ...

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