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Dependence and independence

By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor In a couple of weeks, Americans will celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday. For many, the July 4th

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Back-door tactics are being used to take power away from the people of New Orleans

It seems like there are forces lining up to use back-door tactics to take power away from the people of New Orleans; the people who

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America must renew its infrastructure or face decline
By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. George Curry Media Columnist America is literally falling apart. In Flint, Mich., children were poisoned by the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, D.C., the ...
Bernie and Donald: Angry white men
By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist For all their dueling ideologies, Senator Bernie Sanders and “presumptive Republican nominee” Donald Trump are two sides of the same coin. Both of them are angry, ...
On a mission to restore Dillard’s nursing program
Recently, Dillard University announced we were suspending new admissions to our baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs for the 2017-18 academic year in order to conduct a thorough evaluation that would ...
Investing in low income Black youth is the key to ending Black-on-Black violence
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Since the 1970s, we Black folks have resolutely refused to organize a national unity movement to promote and protect our cultural, economic, political, educational, health ...
Time flies
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor Sunday, May 29, will mark the 20th anniversary of my first day on the job at The Louisiana Weekly. Twenty years, y’all. Two decades on the j-o-b. ...
Trump and the spectacle of lying
By Lee A. Daniels George Curry Media Columnist During his march to the Republican Party nomination, Donald Trump has repeatedly demanded that for the time being all Muslims should be barred from ...
The price of dehumanization
By Susan K. Smith George Curry Media Columnist It never ceases to amaze — and trouble me — how it seems that this society has no sensitivity to or regard for ...
West Point correct not to punish
By Kim M. Keenan George Curry Media Guest Columnist I remember the first time I saw a Black raised fist. I was watching the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and two ...

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