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

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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

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Thinking season
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor With NFL players and coaches thinking it is normal to use the N-word to motivate underachieving Black teammates, America making giant leaps backward into its racist past ...
Louisiana breaks export record, up 3.4% in first half
New Orleans, LA – Louisiana is outperforming itself from previous years in worldwide ex­ports, according to a report released by the World Trade Center of New Orleans. The ...
Were you there?
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Thursday, August 29, marked the eighth year since Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent levee breaks devastated the city of New Orleans and other towns ...
Satchmo SummerFest turns it up a notch
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer The flame has really been turned up on the schedule for the 13th edition of the Satchmo SummerFest. Held in and around the Old U.S. Mint from ...
Lawsuit proceeds against Taylor Energy over a 9-year Gulf leak
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Early last week, U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan in New Orleans paved the way for a lawsuit to continue against Taylor Energy Co. for oil leaking ...
Local playwright gets major honor from UpStage Theatre Co.
UpStage Theatre Company of Baton Rouge, La. recently named local playwright Harold Clark winner of its 4th Annual Emerging Playwright Project for his play, “Fishers of Men.” Clark, who ...
‘Too Black’ candidate wins in Jackson, Ms.
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer He defended Tupac Shakur. He helped free the Scott Sisters and fought many other high profile battles, but they said he could not win this ...
Settlement reached in St. Bernard housing case
By April Siese Contributing Writer After lengthy legal battles, a settlement has finally been reached in a discriminatory housing controversy that has halted development in St. Bernard Parish. On Friday, May 10, ...

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