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Real crime solutions needed

The so called “Crime Wave” in the French Quarter spawned an ineffective “Word Wave” of predictable meetings with officials that followed a spate of attention

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Acknowledging the real MLK Jr.

By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Another celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has come and gone. And those who claim to be committed

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France’s history of violence
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist In the aftermath of the killings of staff at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, there has been near universal outrage, and correctly so. The murders ...
Is Pres. Obama trying to kill Black colleges?
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Part II Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a Black president, perhaps the time has come to ...
Honor Dr. King by serving
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “If you want to be important—wonderful. If you want to be recognized—wonderful. If you want to be great—wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among ...
Leave TOPS alone
The year was 1988. A successful New Orleans businessman named Patrick F. Taylor had a speech to give. His audience was 183 restless middle schoolers who weren’t college bound. Heck, ...
Smoke-free ordinance
As a pastor, I support a smoke-free ordinance. It may seem unexpected for a member of the faith-based community to support an ordinance that involves casinos and bars but the truth ...
Spirit letters
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor I was at home recently looking through some boxes and files in search of some old photos and mementos when I stumbled across some of my prized ...
When will Black lives matter?
By Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist A few days ago, a most amazing event occurred in the United States! You may have heard about it. Although I had ...
Resurrecting families
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor “To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family ...

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