New Orleans to use $40M grant for safety

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With a total of 175 murders, 2016 in New Orleans ended with the highest body count since 2012. According

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News groups seek access to DOJ probe of Danziger case

The Associated Press and Times Picayune late last month asked a federal judge to grant public access to court documents related to the U.S.

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J20NOLA coalition issues a call to action
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer The J20NOLA Coalition continues its united and national resistance campaign with an organizing meeting, Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 1p.m. - 4 p.m., at Christian Unity ...
A new movement to treat troubled children as ‘sad, not bad’
By Katy Reckdahl Contributing Writer Editor’s note: This article is part two of a WWNO story series focusing on trauma amongst school-aged children called, “Kids, Trauma and New Orleans Schools.” (Special ...
The Jones case: Justice comes decades later
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer For those who know him, Robert Jones is considered to be a religious man, a dedicated father and a talented artist. He’s also known as a man who ...
New Orleans teen makes Forbes list for STEM innovation
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer New Orleans native Keiana Cavé, at the age of 18, is one of the youngest Americans named in Forbes’ 2017 annual 30 Under 30 “Energy” List, a ...
Lawyers’ Committee go on red alert as Trump administration rolls back Civil Rights
By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire Contributor) — Pres. Donald Trump began his first term by attempting to roll back the civil rights gains that occurred under his predecessor, ...
La. AG advocates for ‘stop and frisk’ in N.O.
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In his first year, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has taken a particular interest in New Orleans’ murder problem. A Trump supporter, Landry minted the Louisiana ...
Activists attending the Women's March on January 20 are shown wrapped around the new National Museum for African American History and Culture.
Women’s March inspires millions to demand justice in Trump Era
By Brittany Webb Contributing Writer ( — A sea of pink hats, signs proclaiming “Black Lives Matter,” gay-rights flags and posters with all sorts of demands of justice filled the crowd ...
Opposition to proposed Entergy plan for N.O. East power plant growing
Opposition to a proposed new power plant for Entergy appears to be growing among eastern New Orleans residents. WWL News reported that those who object to the plant being built and ...

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