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Beating the odds

By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League Congratulations, graduates. Whether you’ve walked across a stage to receive your high school diploma and begin your

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Choose freedom

By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor On June 18, 2009, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and racial segregation

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Love and care are thicker than blood
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Nearly brimming over with 90 African-American youth aged 15 to 20, the decades-old gym reverberated with the cues and shouts of team members passing the basketball ...
Happy New Year Louisiana! Goals for the new administration
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist For the last couple of years in the month of January, we’ve used this column to offer our list of Resolutions Louisiana Can Live With. ...
The Voting Rights Act at 50
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist This year marks cash advance with unemployment check the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on August ...
And justice for all… Free speech applies at Mardi Gras too
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist It looked like it was going to be anything but fun and good times in St. Martinville this past Mardi Gras when the city set a ...
Our life is precarious, delicate, precious
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Exactly 20 years after Siberian Express # 1, Siberian Express # 2 had hit the United States on January 9, 1982. As 20 years before, a ...
The true U.N. began 2,021 years ago
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Some 2,021 years ago – give cash advance celina oh or take a half dozen years or so – a child was born whose very name ...
When ‘walking’ becomes a criminal act
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist We all know that African Americans are stopped, arrested and convicted in numbers that can only be called inhumanely disproportionate. This isn’t news. Now, ...
Which juices/demons drive you?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “You can’t judge a book by its cover” is threefold more true of trying to judge a fellow human by his external appearance and conduct. Actor/comedian ...

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