Officials announce expansion of New Orleans direct flights

By Sharon Armstrong Contributing Writer In 2016, according to officials, more than 11 million passengers passed through New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport – an

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Bias against hiring African Americans hasn’t budged

By Hilary Hurd Anyaso Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline

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Forum about racism on college campuses held
By Lauren Victoria Burke and Freddie Allen Contributing Writers (NNPA) — Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and ...
Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million consumers’ credit at risk
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer Record-breaking back-to-back hurricanes in Houston and Florida brought unprecedented winds and rains affecting millions of Americans. Yet another storm just as brutal but financial in nature is ...
Plan to free up NOPD manpower moves forward
Although it is not yet a done deal, a plan conceived by the Landrieu administration to utilize off-duty and reserve police officers working for a private company to respond to ...
Common Core vs. State Standards: What’s the difference?
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – Education must be governed by standards to achieve the learning goals that all parents seek for their children, said Dr. Reagan Flowers, a ...
NOPD clears undercover cop in fatal N.O. East shooting
After an eighth-month investigation of an officer-involved fatal shooting that claimed the life of an eastern New Orleans man in January, the New Orleans Police Department has concluded that the ...
Obama assails new administration’s reversal of DACA
( — For the first time since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama has issued a full statement in response to an action by President Trump. ...
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Miss. Courthouse keeps Emmett Till’s memory alive
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from — The Emmett Till Interpretive Center, which was founded to keep alive the memory of Emmett Till, has restored Sumner Courthouse in Sumner, ...
Battles over racist symbols and monuments spread
Several weeks after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. ended in the death of a 32-year-old woman and injuries to 20 others, the nation continues to find itself embroiled ...

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