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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

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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

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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 ...
It’s Islamic terrorism. So what?
My name is Mohamad Ali Ozeir. My father’s name is Ali. My mother’s name is Khadija. My children’s names are Zena, Hassan, Jenan, Nadine and Sahar. I look like a ...
Parking rate hike will harm New Orleans retail
Lakeside Mall over the Riverwalk. Sam’s Club in Kenner over Costco in Mid-City. Any cinema in Metairie over those in New Orleans. Raising parking fees in New Orleans will push ...
Better late than never
Once again, little Abigail Williams is running round Salem Village and calling people “racist.” We are acting on emotion, not logic. Stalin and Hitler tore down monuments to those who ...

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