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Fired teachers win in Appeals Court

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that approximately 7,000 teachers and school employees were wrongfully terminated in

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Youth violence higher in communities with few Black men

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — In neighborhoods where men are missing in

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ERNEST JOSEPH “TABBY” THOMAS January 5, 1929 – January 1, 2014
Tabby Thomas, ‘King of the Swamp Blues,’ dies
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Tabby Thomas was core to the Louisiana blues. As a guitarist, vocalist, composer, club owner, radio deejay, Rockin' Tabby, the King of the Swamp Blues, put the ...
Drama rolls on in wake of Henry Glover retrial
The drama surrounding the murder of an unarmed Black man by an a former NOPD officer and the subsequent coverup continued to unfold last week, more than eight years after ...
Glover family now locked out of coroner’s office
Four days after a large group of activists showed up at the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office in support of the family of NOPD shooting victim Henry Glover, the family and ...
The burnt car in which the remains of Henry Glover were found.
Federal jury acquits NOPD officer
Former NOPD officer David Warren, the cop who killed an unarmed Henry Glover outside a Westbank strip mall just days after Hurricane Katrina and was sentenced to almost 26 years ...
World mourns death of global leader and African statesman Nelson Mandela
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." – Nelson Mandela – The charismatic ...
N.O. struggles to provide adequate education for special-needs students
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer When Kelly Fisher moved to New Orleans four years ago, she never imagined finding a school for her son would be such a battle.
REV. T.J. JEMISON
Rev. T.J. Jemison, civil rights leader, dies at 95
The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor, pioneering civil rights leader and founder of one of the nation’s met effective faith-based civil rights organizations, has died. He was ...
Charter boards to choose between parish and state oversight
Many charter boards will take up the question of switching to the Orleans Parish School Board at their next meeting.

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