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New Orleans members of the City Council, sworn in on May 5, are from left: Nadine Ramsey, District C, Councilman-at-large Jason Williams, Councilwoman-at-large Stacey Head, Jared Brossett, District D, Susan Guidry, District A, James Gray, District E and LaToya Cantrell, District B.

N.O. mayor, council are sworn in

With a host of challenges facing them, New Orleans’ mayor and city council members embarked upon a new era with Monday’s swearing-in ceremony in the

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Supreme Court creates affirmative inaction

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A Supreme Court decision, April 22, upholding

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Jefferson Parish endorsement recommendations for May 3 election
Saturday’s vote in Jefferson Parish is the reason we need fewer election dates on the calendar. Originally, the milliage votes were supposed to coincide with the Kenner elections ...
Morial, others blast council for relaxing domicile rule
Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial and others took shots last week at the New Orleans City Council’s decision on April 10 to tweak the city’s domicile rule, changes co-authored ...
America’s war against Black Power
By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty and unconditional freedom to all political ...
Re-development Act for Lower 9th Ward proposed
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Two proposed measures known collectively as the Lower Ninth Ward Re-Development Act that would allow current and former Lower Ninth Ward residents and other individuals to purchase ...
NOPD manpower shortage raises concerns
It doesn’t look like New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is going to be able to keep the promise he made during his recent re-election bid to put 150 new cops ...
Danziger cop awaiting new trial asks to be moved to local jail
Attorneys for a former New Orleans police sergeant who is awaiting a new trial on charges stemming from deadly shootings that took place on an eastern New Orleans bridge less ...
Runoff endorsements for March 15 election
Yes, there is an important election on Saturday. The March 15 election is to select Orleans Parish Sheriff, and Corner, as well to fill New Orleans Council at-large and District C ...
“If a terrorist group wanted to locate here and promised to create jobs, would we let them in?”
Gen. Honoré lambasts La.’s relationship with oil and gas industry
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer “Earlier generations had World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam but the biggest challenges for this generation are water and air,” retired Lt. General Russel Honoré ...

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