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Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program

The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of

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A 14-year-old Black teen shot, killed by Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputy
“The cops feel they have the right to just go in and shoot. What happened to protect and serve? He had it on his mind to kill.” – Comeako Tillman, Cameron ...
Delgado in final stages of opening New Orleans East campus
By April Siese Contributing Writer Delgado Community College is set to open phase one of their Sidney Collier Campus to students this August. The announcement comes a little over a year after ...
About Town…La. educational officials ‘dismiss’ dead children
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Libba and Hy McEnery run a small, Christian outreach program, ministering to African-American teenagers of Pigeon Town, the area stretching from Oak Street to Hollygrove. And, they ...
La. family sets Guinness Book record for most college grads from one school — Grambling
By Tonya Pendleton Contributing Writer (Special from BlackAmerica-Web.com) — Grambling State University has set a new record. But this time it’s not because of its storied football team. It’s because of the ...
Public activist seeks to unseat Kenner Mayor Yenni
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Candidates are often asked by reporters just what issues they have fought for prior to running for office. It is not a question, though, that is ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Krewe Politics... With St. Patrick’s Day parades just past this weekend, and Carnival less than two weeks gone, the issue of Krewe beads and Krewe fees has, ...
La. Bucket Brigade pushes refineries to decrease high rate of industry accidents
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On November 12, in a tiny office on Canal St., the Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), an information and activism organization, held a press conference to raise ...
The best choice for East Jeff and West Jeff hospitals
When this newspaper went to press, Jefferson Parish’s Inspector General David McClintock had not yet recommended whether HCA, Children’s, or Ochsner should be awarded the management contracts for East and ...

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