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Dutch Morial to get new resting place
The family of Ernest “Dutch” Morial, the city’s first Black mayor and a civil rights pioneer in his own right, announced last week that the outspoken and tireless public servant ...
Ferry service remains an option for Lake Pontchartrain
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Plans floated in recent years to run ferries across the lake between Mandeville and New Orleans are in limbo but not dead, according to Pontchartrain Express, Inc. ...
London Campaign Against Police and State Violence in solidarity with America
‘Black lives matter’ heard around the world
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) — Across the world, people are taking different lessons from the nationwide uprising sparked by #BlackLivesMatter. Protests are capturing ...
Years after manslaughter conviction, questions about rapper’s case
By The Medill Justice Project, Northwestern University A shot in the dark can launch a music career. In the case of an up-and-coming rapper, it ended one. In February 2000, McKinley Phipps ...
Rethinking a New Orleans tradition in 2015
By Michael Batterman Contributing Writer A unique cultural heritage destination, New Orleans offers all sorts of singular experiences to its millions of visitors each year. Here you can listen to Dixieland jazz ...
President says Black America ‘better off now’ than when he took office
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – President Obama says Black America is better now than it was six years ago when he first took office.
An Analysis Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and the ‘Other America’
By Congressman John Lewis Guest Contributor ( — Growth and progress could be this nation’s reward for facing the challenge of our times with courage and a demand for equal justice. ...
Make economic justice 2015’s New Year’s resolution
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer In recent months the groundswell of activism regarding Black America’s lack of criminal justice has become nearly daily headline news. Demonstrations spanning the nation and many parts ...

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