NOPD renews effort to fight violent crime

A day after authorities apprehended a man who fired an AK-47 assaut rifle at a busy downtown intersection, the NOPD’s top brass was joined by

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White Americans want harsh laws to fight‘ Black crime’

By Dan Stober Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today and Stanford University News Service) – In America, white people are more likely to support

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Retired New Orleans judge wins
Thurgood Marshall Award Retired New Orleans judge Michael G. Bagneris received the Thurgood Marshall Award from the Judicial Council of the National Bar Association at its 90th annual convention in Los ...
Renaming of street to honor MLK sparks debate in St. Bernard Parish
Forty-five years after the assas­sination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and some two decades after a national holiday was established to honor the iconic civil rights leaders, ...
OIG recommends City Council oversight of Traffic Court
The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Wednesday issued a report titled “Funding of Traffic Court” that recommends returning budgetary oversight of the Court to the New Orleans ...
Man charged with hate crime in attack of Black 12-year-old
A white 54-year-old Clinton, La., man was arrested and charged with a hate crime and an additional misdemeanor charge after he cornered a 12-year-old Black boy and unleashed a racially-charged ...
Legacy of First Lady of the Black Press still relevant today
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When James McGrath Morris set out to write his latest book, he didn’t know how timely it would be. When Eye on ...
Group holds seminar to discuss if student debt has grown into ‘crisis’ status
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Attracting nearly 3,000 financial aid professionals, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration (NASFAA) gathered to host a series of seminars, including a debate on whether ...
Georges and Deaton might widen democratic field for La. governor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The officially endorsed Demo­cratic Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards has touted a Market Research Insight Poll of late. The June 2015 survey puts the State Rep. and ...
Conservative Koch brothers making inroads into Black America
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief BATON ROUGE, La. — It was a scene that a young, militant Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. could not have envisioned 30 years ago. Last week, ...

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