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Because he was an Eagle Scout, media loves a white man who gunned down two Black men in Louisiana

We’ve seen this story before: a Black person is murdered by a police officer and the media becomes obsessed with finding out everything and anything

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Americans’ rights to stand up against Big Banks

In Proverbs 31:9, the Bible encourages leaders to “speak up and judge fairly” and “defend the rights of the poor and needy.” And now, our

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Open letter to Our Leaders!
To President Donald J. Trump: To Vice President Michael R. Pence: To U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell: To Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: To Congressman Cedric Richmond: Robert E. Lee stated that he would not ...
Rising chronic disease rates portend unsustainable costs
Twelve percent of Americans suffer from five or more chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. This fraction of the population accounts for 41 percent of ...
Will ‘nones’ make America more liberal?
The steady retreat of religion in America may shift politics to the left. Surveys find that young Americans who say their faith is “none” generally hold humane progressive values, ...
Decreasing healthcare, losing Medicaid expansion in La. is risky, life-threatening
There are very few things, if any, more important in life than our health. As such, it’s important that we as Louisiana residents are mindful of the gains we’ve made ...
Military support for diplomacy
Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the letter to Congress signed by more than 120 former senior military officers urging support for diplomacy and development. ...
Collective Liberation: The Time is NOW
Take Em Down NOLA is a multi-ethnic, multi-generational coalition of organizers committed to the removal of ALL symbols of white supremacy in the city of New Orleans including but not ...
Frederick Douglass: Recognize This!
I am currently working on a play on Frederick Douglass entitled The Blood of Souls and like anyone vaguely familiar with Mr. Frederick Augustus Bailey Johnson Douglass, I ...
It’s time to stop whitewashing Civil Rights history
The African American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s failed more than it succeeded. Yet, in the popular history of the Civil Rights Movement, we never talk ...

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