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N.O. Council votes ‘no’ to trains being routed through Hollygrove

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The City Council voted unanimously July 23 to oppose any effort to reroute freight train traffic from Old Metairie through

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Incarcerated women, girls suffer abuse/ neglect in justice system

By Shantella Y. Sherman Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper) – U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently held a panel of

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Landrieu administration backs away from fight over OPP construction
After what seemed like a never-ending legal battle between the City of New Orleans and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Officer over the design and construction of the new Orleans Parish ...
Southern Poverty Law Center calls for Congressional hearings on threat of domestic terrorism
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center) — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has urged the Homeland Security committees of the U.S. House ...
N.O. surpasses 100 murders since January, 2015
New Orleans reached a gruesome milestone early Thursday morning, July 9, when a man was gunned down inside a car after a drug deal went bad in the French Quarter: ...
Pres. Obama urged to appoint Reparations Commission
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the wake of the mass murder of nine Black church members in Charleston, S.C. and the rash of unsolved fires at Black ...
Change has come at Full Gospel B.C. Fellowship Int’l.
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer Bishop Paul Morton makes final appearance before retirement It was three years ago, when Bishop Paul Sylvester Morton, Sr. heard a word from God. As founder and presiding ...
Black Christians and Muslims unite around burned churches
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the last week of June, as the nation was still mourning and mulling over the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in ...
Study says N.O. is 90% back to pre-Katrina status
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Many Black neighborhoods still lag in recovery Orleans Parish may not yet enjoy the 465,000 population it had prior to the evacuations of August 26, 2005, but a ...
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N.O. City Council votes to remove Confederate era statues
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Regular trips to New Orleans helped to define childhood for Professor Adrienne Dixson, now an academic at the flagship campus of the University of Illinois at ...

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