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Black Caucus discusses agenda in meeting with President

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The Congressional Black Caucus met with President

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While still just an idea, councilwoman holds hearing on rental registry, inspections
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A proposal by City Councilwo-man LaToya Cantrell that would require many New Orleans landlords to register their rental homes with the city and submit them to inspections ...
Flood authority flexes technical muscle, and Corps responds
By Bob Marshall The Lens February 9, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing a monitoring system to watch for problems with the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet floodwalls likely ...
Rape’s other victims: Children conceived
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s Note: A woman gets raped every 2 minutes in the United States. According to the U.S. Justice Department, nearly one of every five Black ...
Police killings underscore need for reform
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Blacks and Latinos are incarcerated at disproportionately higher rates in part because police target them for minor crimes, according a report titled, “Black ...
Myth that there are more Black men in prison than college is debunked
In a 2013 column for The Root, Howard University professor and Congressional Black Caucus Foundational analyst Ivory A. Toldson said that the myth about there being more Black men ...
New Orleans chapter of Delta Sigma Theta taking students to Selma
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Five decades after thousands of marchers descended on Alabama in the spring of 1965 to push for unfettered voting rights for African Americans in the heart ...
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Former U.S. sailor rocks boat with federal lawsuit
By Aatif Ali Bokhari Contributing Writer (Special from Muslim Observer and New America Media) — Being a U.S. sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic ...
Flights from N.O. to Panama offer infinite cultural, financial possibilities
Copa Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance global airline network, recently announced it will begin nonstop service four times a week between New Orleans, La., and Panama, Republic of ...

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