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Voting is key to education reform

Education – the answer to many of the problems ailing our country — is getting the least amount of attention from the candidates on the

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Healthcare should not be a bargaining chip

As a graduating senior at LSU, my final year as a Child and Family Studies major is not without its thought-provoking subject matter, yet I

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New Orleans should be an apartheid-free city
New Orleans has a history rooted in the struggle for justice. There were moments in time where the right thing (abolition, desegregation, women’s suffrage) wasn’t always the popular thing. At ...
Support for youth transfer resolution
Crime in New Orleans is a cancer eating away at the fabric of our community, and we are all its victims. Many factors are to blame and, given the size ...
Setting the record straight on D.A.’s practices
At February’s City Council Criminal Justice Committee meeting, judges, attorneys, psychologists, and juvenile justice administrators unanimously agreed that prosecuting juveniles in the adult system, where there is increased risk of ...
BESE must support more equitable funding formula
As a city, we are confronted every day with the lingering effects of the inequitable system of public education that existed for far too long in New Orleans. Collectively, our ...
It’s time to stop white washing 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 about its ...
Celebrating Black History Month and drawing strength from diversity
AT&T has maintained a commitment to advancing education, connecting and strengthening our communities and improving the lives of our customers and employees across Louisiana for nearly 140 years. An important ...
Scalia all wrong on African-American students’ academic abilities
Much of the initial outrage over statements made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last month during oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin has abated, ...
Racism and bigotry is doing well in the Republican Party
As the 2016 election heats up, there is something wrong in a party when the candidates don’t want to operate with political correctness. In this election cycle, the Republican candidates ...

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