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Critics believe Florida Ave. roadway would help St. Bernard at the expense of the 9th Ward

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A Florida Avenue road project, conceived before Katrina, will bring hardship to the Ninth Ward and adjacent areas of New

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Zulu takes a stand against youth violence

As residents of New Orleans continue to grapple with the rise in violence that shows no sign of letting up, members of the city’s premier

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Gun violence explodes in New Orleans in 2017
Although NOPD officials and the City of New Orleans are not saying much publicly about it, the city is in the midst of a budding crisis as gun violence has ...
The tears
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Where has the time gone? Eight years have gone by much too soon. As the days pass, the more I find myself filled ...
Parents with autistic kids could lose care in ACA repeal
By Viji Sundaram Contributing Writer (New America Media) — As a parent of a 10-year-old son diagnosed with autism and a wide range of dental and medical issues, Christina Clark knows how ...
N.O. mother whose son was killed by police hoping to heal nation with book
By Anastasia L Semien Contributing Writer (Jozef Syndicate) — When Delzorah Barnett first learned that her son had been shot and was in the hospital clinging to his life, she nearly ...
A little defense goes a long way
An MSNBC host had some great advice last week for those fretting over the prospects of spending the next four years with President Donald Trump as the leader of the ...
MLK held a mirror up to a nation’s values
By Jesse Jackson TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Dr. King was an intellectual who reflected seriously and critically on the dilemma facing African Americans, people of color generally and poor people specifically — of ...
Fighting ageism, seniors’ isolation across generations
By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer (KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) — Ageism, as defined in Merriam Webster’s dictionary, is “prejudice or discrimination against a particular age-group, especially the elderly.” “Elderly” is not ...
MLK’s legacy for Black America in 2017
By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President/CEO, NNPA As the United States of America and the global community salutes, recognizes and commemorates the 88th birthday of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

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