Doris Robinson, wife of legendary GSU football coach, dies

Doris Robinson, the wife of legendary Grambling State University football coach Eddie G. Robinson, passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 96. The Eddie

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La. Weekly reaches milestone, celebrates 90th anniversary

This week The Louisiana Weekly, one of the longest-running and most widely read publications owned and operated by people of color in the Deep South,

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Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital cash for cellphone One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in ...
Proposed LNG exports raise coastal concerns
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Louisiana has been called Dubai and also Qatar on the Bayou because of its extensive oil-and-gas production and processing activities. Planned export terminals for liquified natural gas ...
Jindal’s raid on our trust funds
As the election for the payday loans rayne la next President approaches, I feel it is my responsibility as a former Louisiana State Senator to enlighten you about a possible ...
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 — 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 ...
Louisiana ranks in top 10 for first quarter clean energy jobs
By April Siese Contributing Writer Louisiana ranks in the top ten of clean energy job announcements for the first quarter of the year, according to a recent report put out by Environmental ...
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 ...
Court ruling against vouchers means more money for Orleans Parish schools
By Jessica Williams The Louisiana Supreme why personal loan is an unsecured loan Court’s May 7 ruling against Louisiana’s method of funding private-school vouchers will cost the state $29 million, but ...

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