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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

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Safe driving this summer

From teenagers being out of school and spending more time behind the wheel to long road trips to favorite vacation spots, summertime on the road

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Job well done
More than a year ago, WWL TV’s Dionne Butler shared with me her dream of doing a 50th anniversary Commemoration of the Civil Rights Act signing. I wanted to help.
Age discrimination
“You’re too old – and you’re fired.” No one deserves to be ousted from their job, passed over for promotion, or denied access to training and development opportunities because they are ...
Federal involvement in New Orleans
As a Republican, I’m an unlikely Obama supporter (being Black, aside) but Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s recent comments about an alleged lack of federal involvement in stopping local street crime struck ...
We can stop this
Another summer evening erupts in gunfire, only this time it happens on what the world considers to be our stage, Bourbon Street. In the midst of summer celebrants and fun-seekers ...
Common Core
Louisiana students deserve the same opportunities as children across the United States, and for too long we have let our education standards lag behind. That is why Governor Jindal’s attempts ...
The American Wilderness Act
I grew up in the St. Bernard Housing Development of New Orleans, about as far as one can get from Yellowstone National Park. But as a young man while still ...
Education: The key to breaking the cycle of poverty
A recent survey by the National Adult Literacy Council reported that three-fourths of all welfare recipients perform at the lowest levels of literacy. It is important to understand that poverty ...
Letter to Editor: Gov. Jindal signs SB 469
Governor Piyush Jindal signed Senate Bill 469 into law on June 6, 2014. This legislation is governance at its worst: poorly written, for the worst of reasons, with no public benefit, ...

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