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Study: La. Black men are vanishing

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A study released on April 20 by The New York Times’ Upshot column noted, “For every 100 Black women not

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SUNO, UNO rally to fend off cuts

Campus officials, students, alumni and supporters from the University of New Orleans and Southern University at NewOrleans traveled to Baton Rouge last week to present

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Family, grassroots leaders demand justice for Henry Glover
The family of a Black man killed nearly a decade ago by New Orleans police less than a week after Hurricane Katrina gathered Wednesday outside the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s ...
La. retains nation’s and world’s highest incarceration rate
For the first time since 2012, Louisiana’s prison population is starting to decline, The Associated Press reported last week. Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc told state lawmakers Tuesday that Louisiana has seen ...
Is Jindal’s budget the death knell of La. higher ed.?
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer If legislators don’t find a way in the next session to offset at least some of Gov. Piyush Jindal’s ruthless slashing of the state’s higher education ...
Nearly a decade after Katrina, 81% of homes are rebuilt
Nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina and subsequent levee breaks flooded 80 percent of the Crescent City, a study by the University of New Orleans Department of Geography found that ...
NOPD gets positive feedback from OIG
After taking the NOPD to task for downgrading thefts of wallets and/or purses in the French Quarter and Central Business District two years ago, New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux ...
Child poverty in N.O. surpasses national rate
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While the state of the economy in New Orleans following Hurricane has been described as a renaissance – life is not getting much better for a ...
Woes continue for NOPD as approval ratings drop
Almost from the moment that NOPD Supt. Michael Harrison announced the reassignment of 22 officers from desk or support jobs to street patrol duty, the impact of the move was ...
French Quarter safety plan unveiled
With Mardi Gras 2015 in the city’s rearview mirror and things getting back to the new normal, a local businessman who is fed up with the city’s growing crime problem ...

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