Louisiana’s crab bans spurred by changes in climate and habitat

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer South Louisiana’s blue crab population is on the decline, pummeled by environmental and man-made threats. Increased trapping, less rainfall, no

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Deferred NPS repair backlog endangers Black history sites

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer As Black History Month comes to a close, one of the key national park sites of African-American history here in

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NAACP elects Leon W. Russell as Chairman of the Board of Directors
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the NAACP) — The NAACP board of directors has elected Leon W. Russell as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at ...
Black immigrants face tougher challenges under Trump
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Aiming to shed more light on issues facing Black immigrants in the United States, The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) held a telephone town hall ...
State troopers under fire after extravagant road trip
Four state troopers are getting more than they bargained for after making stops at the Grand Canyon and in Las Vegas during a work-related trip from Baton Rouge to San ...
Single route keeps parades running smoothly
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The West Bank of New Orleans is no longer a hotspot for Mardi Gras parade-watching. Many folks erroneously blame city government, which moved all the West ...
Muslims now No. 1 target of white supremacists
By Rosemary Eng Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — In the changing face of hatred in America anti-Muslim groups have proliferated far more than others. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), historically ...
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. films documentary on African roots
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer Commemorating Black History Month, the New Orleans community gathered at Xavier University of Louisiana on Feb. 20 to view a pre-screening of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s documentary ...
NOPD makes adjustments to hiring practices
Just weeks after the NOPD federal consent decree monitor reported major problems in the police department’s hiring practices, including allowing questionable applicants to move forward in the hiring process, ...
Judge bans release of evidence in Joe McKnight case
Ronald Gasser, the motorist charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight, was in court Thursday for a hearing on evidence in the case.

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