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Landrieu’s new hiring efforts challenged by another city employees group

By Charles Maldonado The Lens The legal fight against Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s overhaul of city personnel rules broadened last week when a city employees group

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New group sees the N.O. as a water-management leader

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer “Our city is learning to live with water,” Aron Chang, a spokesman for the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative and

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Emerging leaders discuss pressing issues in Black America
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The facilitators of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Emerging Leaders program decided not to ...
Strip mines, pollution and de-foresting linked to Ebola’s deadly spread
(Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – Pits in the ground from mining, forests stripped of trees and water poisoned by toxic materials are among the ...
Record number of Black nominees for state and federal offices in the mid-term elections
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – A record number of African Americans are nominees for federal and state offices in the upcoming ...
Prophetic tweets predict crisis in protest movement
By Chris King Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) – Saturday, September 27, was a chaotic day in the Ferguson protest movement, marked by internal conflict and ...
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First Black White House Secret Service agent believes Pres. Obama is in danger
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer (Special from Blackmans-street.Today and The NorthStar News & Analysis) – The first black man assigned to the U.S. Secret Service White House detail is speaking out about ...
Fresh produce comes to the French Market
The French Market Corporation announced last week that patrons, residents and chefs of the French Quarter as well as those living in surrounding neighborhoods will soon have weekly access to ...
Holder resignation catches civil rights leaders off guard
By Hazel Trice-Edney Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) – When the news broke that Attorney General Eric Holder had decided to resign from his seat after six years, civil rights leaders were in the ...
Black Agenda must be economics says billionaire Peebles
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – America and African Americans would be better off focusing on economics and jobs rather than the killing ...

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