Judge delivers epic sentencing speech to three white racist killers

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — The stirring words of U.S. District Judge

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Howard University fills in some historical blanks

Creating Black history one Wiki page at a time

By Khari Arnold Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Howard University News Service) – Though he was the first African American with a doctoral

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Civilian oversight board met with skepticism
Although grassroots organizations have been working to establish and civilian oversight panel to monitor the NOPD during implementation of the federally mandated consent decree and beyond, a move last week ...
Child poverty in N.O. surpasses national rate
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While the state of the economy in New Orleans following Hurricane has been described as a renaissance – life is not getting much better for a ...
Something special is cooking over at Dillard, thanks to Ray Charles
‘Black involvement in the New Orleans Creole cuisine is as old as gumbo and just as important. It is unfortunate that local attitudes toward racial matters have not allowed the ...
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Despite promise to stay, La. state troopers M.I.A. in French Quarter
Some French Quarter residents, business owners and workers who were relieved to learn last month that the Louisiana State Police had ironed out an agreement with the City of New ...
Jindal’s tax credit repeals hurt parishes/economic development
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Jindal Administration announced on February 27 that the governor seeks to repeal some $777,346,103 in state tax credits netting the Louisiana Treasury $589,794,455. By “raising ...
The gender evolution of the school principal
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In New Orleans, approximately 64 percent of the current public school principals are women — a percentage significantly higher than the national average. For the 2011-2012 school ...
City to repair transmitter that controls broken school zone lights
By Marta Jewson The Lens The city is working to repair a radio transmitter that controls school zone lights across town, which could address some of the widespread problems — particularly the ...
Holder attacking racial disparities in ‘war on drugs’
By Joyce Jones Contributing Writer ( - It is widely believed that African Americans have been the dominant casualties of the nation’s so-called War on Drugs. Even though white and Black ...

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