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NOPD fails to report shooting by officer

Officer turned off body camera before shooting occurred Two days after the Aug. 11 incident, NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the late release of information

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Firms hoping to build the airport raised their DBE pledges

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Late last week, the Hunt Gibbs Boh Metro team beat out NOLA Airport Builders in scoring by a newly appointed

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Black men show little signs of progress in 40 years
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to mass incarceration and job losses suffered during ...
Violence in city rages on as NOPD grapples with manpower shortage
Nine people are recovering from gunshot wounds in New Orleans over the third weekend of July, FOX 8 News reported last week. The violent spree began July 19 in eastern New ...
Two groups announce plan to boost spending among Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD) are formally partnering to make ...
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Former N.O. Mayor Ray Nagin gets 10 years
Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, the Cox Cable executive and businessman handpicked by the business community in New Orleans to succeed term-limited New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial, ...
(L-R) Dexter Scott King, Bernice King and Lonnie Bunch III accept the Congressional Gold Medal from Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (DCalif.). Martin Luther King III not pictured.  Photo by Freddie Allen/NNPA
Martin and Coretta King awarded Congressional Gold Medal
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) – During a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill, lawmakers from the United States Senate and House of Representatives celebrated the anniversary of the Civil Rights ...
Eyesores remain on New Orleans’ list of fixed-up properties
By Charles Maldonado The Lens No one would claim that the 9400 block of Colapissa Street in Hollygrove has fully recovered from Hurricane Katrina and the flood caused by the collapse of ...
Murders down, but rape, robbery and theft on the rise in N.O.
You’re more likely to be raped, robbed or become a theft victim than to become a murder victim in New Orleans, according to crime statistics released last week by the ...
Black children have highest abuse rates
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent • By 4 years old, Black children had a 1 in 10 chance of being maltreated. • By 10 years old, the risk was 4 ...

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