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

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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

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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 ...
N.O. receives $1.5M to reduce the city’s prison population
By Prescotte Stokes, III Contributing Writer The City of New Orleans has received a $1.5 million grant to help implement reforms to safely reduce the city’s jail population. Mayor Mitch Landrieu ...
State budget crunch: Gov. Edwards cuts four hospitals
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In his testimony Tuesday, April 12, 2016 before the State House Appropriations Committee, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said that he and his staff met with the ...
Dante Hills and Shawn Kelly, both of whom are Louisiana Youth Justice Coalition members and interns at the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights.
Coalition calls on legislature to raise age for adult prosecution
By Prescotte Stokes, III Contributing Writer The steps of the Louisiana state capitol served as a backdrop for the Louisiana Youth Justice Coalition last Wednesday (April 6) as they pushed state legislators ...
President Barack Obama hugs Kemba Smith during a greet with formerly incarcerated individuals who have received commutations, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, March 30, 2016.
President Obama grants clemency to 61 inmates
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) – President Obama has commuted the sentences of 61 drug offenders, the White House announced March 30, underscoring ...
Mayor Landrieu loses favor with white residents, survey finds
A new survey conducted by the University of New Orleans found that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s popularity has plummeted among the city’s white residents. The survey, which also measured ...
Highways ruined Black communities, says Transportation chief
By Sarafina Wright Contributing Writer (Special from Washington Informer) – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently said that the country’s highway system had been purposely placed through Black neighborhoods, systematically ...
CBC Pac is asked to cut ties with private prisons
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from – Color of Change, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization, is in the midst of a ...

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