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A city of resiliency

Recently I had the great pleasure of visiting New Orleans to promote breast-cancer research, and the new book Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit. Of all the

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Violence against women

Just before I participated in a panel discussion on how to end sexual assault on Louisiana’s campuses yesterday, the New Orleans Inspector General released a

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NOPD officers’ rights violated
The New Orleans Advocate’s Saturday, October 4, 2014 article, “NOPD given two weeks to find new jobs for high-ranking cops or lay them off,” sums up why Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s ...
An Open Letter to Archbishop Aymond
His Eminence: Thank you for your October 31, 2013 response to my October 24, 2013 e-mail responding to your request for us (as Catholics) to “Stand Up to Racism” wherever we ...
Jindal’s raid on our trust funds
As the election for the next President approaches, I feel it is my responsibility as a former Louisiana State Senator to enlighten you about a possible future candidate. Louisiana Governor ...
Jindal’s raid on our trust funds
As the election for the next President approaches, I feel it is my responsibility as a former Louisiana State Senator to enlighten you about a possible future candidate. Louisiana Governor ...
New Orleans’ violation of human rights
The Mayor’s mass eviction campaign reached new heights of heartlessness and irony. After the homeless encampment at Camp and Calliope yesterday held a press conference to speak out for their ...
Social Security
As we all acknowledge the 79th Anniversary of “Social Security,” I must say I find the term misleading. The annual Social Security Trustees report recently came out, and it said ...
Time for airport bidders to step up
New Orleans is about to invest $546 million building a new terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. That’s a major opportunity for the contractors that the city ...
Tobacco-free campuses
As the Regional Manager for the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL) for the New Orleans area, I build support and awareness for the importance of safer and healthier environments ...

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