Coretta King’s last wish to expose secrets about husband’s killing is yet unfulfilled

By Dr. Barbara A. Reynolds Contributing Writer ( — Efforts must be increased to break down the wall of secrecy surrounding the assassination of Dr.

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Orleanians remember ‘The Dreamer’

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Fired cop who shot Alton Sterling wants his job back
NAACP seeks special prosecutor Former BRPD Officer Blane Salamoni, one of the two officers involved in the July 5, 2016 fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, was terminated March 30 by Baton ...
Family, others react to AG decision not to file charges against cops who killed Alton Sterling
In a move that some say did not surprise them given the country’s racial climate and rumors of a bid by the state AG to become Louisiana’s next governor, state ...
Student at the center of Brown v Bd. of Education has died
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer Ironically, by the time the U.S. Supreme Court, in May 1954, handed down its landmark school desegregation ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, Linda Brown had ...
Three years later, The Male Academy is helping to navigate young men through life
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer The Blazer Ceremony at St. Mary’s Male Academy is a rite of passage; in which each student formally receives his school blazer that is blessed by a ...
Historic Madam C.J. Walker building to get $15.3M restoration
By Erick Johnson Contributing Writer (Special from Chicago Crusader) — It was once the headquarters of one of America’s first Black woman millionaires. Today, the Madam Walker Theatre Center, a cherished ...
Group seeks removal of more offensive statues in N.O.
Just two days after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu launched a new book chronicling the removal of four Confederate-era monuments from public spaces across the city last year, one of ...
Urgent impact of climate change on Black communities should cause Republican defeat, Black Congressman says
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — More than a million African-Americans live within a half mile of existing natural gas facilities and that number continues to grow.
Stephon Clark with his family
Black cop involved in deadly shooting of unarmed Stephon Clark
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from — A Black Sacramento, Calif., police officer and his partner shot to death a 22-year-old unarmed African-American man whose killing has sparked protests, ...

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