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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,

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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

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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 ...
New Orleans Progress Report
The tragic and senseless murder of my father 28 years ago changed my life forever. From that point in my life, I took notice of every murder that occurred in ...
Office of Inspector General seeks to set the record straight
Editor’s Note: The Office of Inspector General objected to two quotes in an article about the rift between the OIG and IPM that appeared in the October 5 issue ...
Pope Francis should make us rethink Louisiana schools’ zero-tolerance policies
Pope Francis knelt before 12 children and washed their feet, choosing to perform the Holy Thursday ritual at a juvenile detention facility in Rome. One of the most important men ...

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