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Civil rights groups sue Homeland Security

By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — On March 19, several civil rights groups filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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Prep Alumni holds Remember When’s 25th Anniversary in grand style

By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer “It’s a good time to be a Prepper,” says Alumni Association President, Melody Robinson. On the heels of St. Katharine

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N.O. East residents respond to zone change request
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Several residents and community leaders gathered at the New Orleans City Hall Council Chambers to speak against a request for a zone change that would impact areas ...
Proposed bill would allow teachers to use ‘reasonable force’ to prevent bullying
State senators are set to discuss a controversial bill that would allow Louisiana teachers to use “reasonable force” to protect themselves and students from school bullies.
Code noir; Paris; les Librairies Associez, 1743; The Historic New Orleans Collection,80-654-RL | Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, the Founding Era places city’s birth on view at HNOC
[caption id="attachment_28136" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Code noir; Paris; les Librairies Associez, 1743; The Historic New Orleans Collection,80-654-RL | Image courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection[/caption] By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer As a part ...
Settlement reached in handcuffed Black man’s death
A settlement agreement has resolved a federal lawsuit against Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal over the 2014 shooting of Victor White III who was fatally shot while he was handcuffed ...
Another generation of New Orleans musical families in the spotlight
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer In a city renowned for its musical families, it nonetheless still remains somehow startling just how that tradition keeps on going and going. The subjects of the ...
The FBI — ‘Fidelity, bravery, integrity’ — still working on diversity
By Topher Sanders ProPublica For the FBI, the longstanding failure to diversify its ranks is nothing short of “a huge operational risk,” according to one senior official, something that compromises the agency’s ...
A watershed year for Black women’s political power in the South
By Rebekah Barber Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — From the onset of the women’s suffrage movement, Black women were among the strongest advocates for universal suffrage. Years before Black feminist ...
Black Caucus capitulations won’t stop Farrakhan, say analysts and activists
By Richard B. Muhammadand Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writers (Special from FinalCall.Com) — The Jewish stranglehold on Black political leaders was manifested when some Congressional Black Caucus members caved in to demands by ...

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