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Danziger cop awaiting retrial released on bond As the Mayor of New Orleans spent several days late last month in Washington, D.C. sharing his thoughts

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Judge orders new trial for former cops convicted in Danziger Bridge case
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a new trial for five former New Orleans police officers convicted of civil rights violations stemming from deadly shootings on an eastern New Orleans ...
The tricky business of measuring progress eight years after Hurricane Katrina
By Brentin Mock Contributing Writer Many people have made money off of the rebuilding of the city, but not those who lost the most after the levees burst. (Special from Facing South) – ...
Activist, journalist, Min. J. Kojo Livingston dies
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Minister J. Kojo Livingston, an activist with more than 40 years of experience in community organizing, advocacy, and street-level outreach, died of natural causes in ...
Carver Field of Dreams
2014 target date for long-awaited 9th Ward project
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Golden shovels and all, ground will break next Monday on a vision more than five years in the making: the 9th Ward Field of Dreams.
Ex-cop apologizes to Wendell Allen’s family
A day after he apologized to the family of Wendell Allen, former NOPD Officer Joshua Colclough entered a guilty plea and began serving a four-year sentence for manslaughter for the ...
NOPD consent decree moves forward
Despite the efforts of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to derail the process, implementation of the federally mandated NOPD consent decree moved forward on August 9.
Gun violence leading cause of death of Black children
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Gun violence is the leading cause of death among Black children and teens, according to a new report by the Children’s Defense Fund, ...
NORD baseball players make it to the RBI World Series
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Although New Orleans does not have a major league baseball team, the Crescent City has representation in the World Series — the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities ...

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