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How can we inspire and motivate our youth?

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Appearing to be like any other millennial, the 11-year-old sophomore at McKinley Senior High School in Scotlandville, Louisiana went

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The mind-numbing ordeal of a valiant soul

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist It was halfway déjà vu as I drove north on I-49 beyond Alexandria, Louisiana and turned off at exit

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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 journey into a new world of independence, ...
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 in the U.S. and sent the measure ...
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 ...

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