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Former mayor says consent decrees needed

Marc H. Morial, CEO of the National Urban League and a former New Orleans mayor, placed the current mayor, Mitch Landrieu, squarely on the hot

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N.O. loses another fearless anti-violence crusader

On the same day that a caravan carried the remains of the Rev. Zebadee Bridges, a giant among civil rights ministers, to Summit, Miss., for

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Rev. Zebadee Bridges dies
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor The Rev. Dr. Zebadee Bridges, one of the last surviving ministers who played a pivotal role in the historic Civil Rights Movement and the formation of the ...
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Judge accused of making racial comments under review
A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who’s alleged to have made racially discriminatory comments.
Resources, reassignment challenges in search for Terrilynn Monette
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Editor's Note: Since the publication of this article, the New Orleans Police Department with the assistance of other area law enforcement agents and search crews have ...
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Young virtuoso receives news that is ‘music to her ears’
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer While our city is known as the birthplace of jazz, a local teen will be representing the state by sharing her gift through another musical genre.
Judge upholds NOPD consent decree
Despite New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s efforts to convince a federal judge to toss out the NOPD consent decree the Landrieu administration and the Department of Justice signed last year, ...
Black students/parents rally to save vouchers
By Christopher Tidmore and Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writers As the legislature scrabbled to restore money for some 8,000 students in danger of losing their MFP-funded scholarships to private schools, in the ...
Major sting nabs 15
Nearly a year after five-year-old Briana Allen was tragically murdered at an outdoor birthday party and 33-year-old Shawanna Pierce was fatally shot while driving through the Central City neighborhood, a ...
May 14 is new deadline for choosing NOPD consent-decree monitor
Responding to requests from officials from the City of New Orleans and the U.S. Department of Justice, a federal judge on Tuesday morning agreed to give the 10-member panel charged ...

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