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The failure of Christianity to end white supremacy

By Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith Guest Columnist For all its bragging, Empire Christianity is weak and has no moral core. There is something terribly

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More Black and Latino parents see racial inequities in school funding

By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – African-American and Latino parents see a lack of funding as the biggest cause of

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Budgetary ideological division forces 11-day Special Legislative Session; cost $500,000
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer During his first race for the State House of Representatives in 2007, which the author admittedly played an opposing role, Cameron Henry contended that the problem with ...
Public awaiting update on Confederate monuments
More than a 18 months after the New Orleans City Council voted 6-1 to remove four Confederate-era monuments from public spaces across the city, the public is still waiting for ...
New study lists New Orleans as America’s ‘deadliest’ city
New Orleans may be known to people all over the world as the City That Care Forgot, but it also can’t seem to shake the title of the nation’s murder ...
Bill gives juvenile lifers a chance at parole
By Katy Reckdahl The Lens A bill passed through the Louisiana Legislature last week could give a chance at parole to about 300 juvenile lifers, including Louis Gibson, whom The Lens profiled ...
Study finds racial bias is endemic in military justice system
Black servicemen significantly more likely to be prosecuted and disciplined in all branches Protect Our Defenders (POD) released a report last Wednesday that finds significant racial disparity in the military justice ...
Trump budget would devastate Southern communities
By Olivia Paschal Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — Last month, the Trump administration released its comprehensive budget proposal, optimistically titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” The budget was ...
State Senate kills two Confederate monument bills
Efforts to block the removal of Confederate monuments across the state took a major hit Wednesday in Baton Rouge when a Louisiana Senate committee killed two bills seeking to preserve ...
NOPD fighting a losing battle, MCC study finds
The New Orleans Police Department’s efforts to get a handing on a sharp rise in violent crime is being impeded by its continuing struggle to retain officers in the midst ...

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