Seafood Battle of New Orleans Cook-Off casts spotlight on homelessness

By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer More than a fleet of military vessels were showcased during Navy Nola Week. Local chefs from various New Orleans nonprofits

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Police violence coverage takes mental toll

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Police have killed at least 369 people in the first four months of 2015, with 103

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Negro League’s baseball legend gets proper tombstone
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Paul Lewis wouldn’t have missed it for the world. Despite driving winds and pounding rain that blew the attendees umbrellas inside-out and soaked their shoes to the socks, ...
NBA to play first exhibition game on African continent August 1 in Johannesburg
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced that the NBA’s first game in Africa ...
Feds seek reinstatement of Danziger convictions
Federal prosecutors have asked an appeals court to reinstate the convictions of five former NOPD officers on civil rights charges stemming from the deadly shootings of six unarmed civilians on ...
N.O. firefighters ask judge to hold city in contempt
New Orleans firefighters plan to ask a Civil Court judge to hold Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City Council in contempt for failing to fulfill City Hall’s agreement to pay ...
Joseph Sledge, wrongly imprisoned as a young man was released as a senior.
Tortured, jailed Black seniors released – but denied Social Security
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today and New America Media) – In an unprecedented move last week, Chicago officials have agreed to pay $5.5 million in reparations ...
Results from study of river sediment show enough to make diversions work
By Bob Marshall The Lens Since 2007, Louisiana coastal experts have claimed they can prevent the state’s bottom third from sinking into the Gulf of Mexico based on this assertion: The ...
Reparations activists ready for new phase in long struggle
By Linn Washington Jr. Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from North­Star­ — Racism is a topic that usually divides Black and white Ameri­cans. However, iconic civil rights activist ...
Sinkhole exodus now extends beyond Assumption Parish
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer After the Bayou Corne sinkhole opened in August 2012, 182 houses and businesses were under mandatory evacuation orders from Assumption Parish. A two-acre hole appeared when a ...

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