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I was very sorry to hear Governor Romney’s comment about his desire to eliminate federal funding for public television. He especially targeted our children’s programming.
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Dr. Ralph Bunche, the recipient of the 1950 Nobel Prize for Peace, referred to himself as Negro or Black. Dr. Bunche died before the term
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It has become obvious to me that Bobby Jindal sees Louisiana in his rear-view mirror. That’s a real shame. Our state has problems in every direction—crumbling roads and bridges, colleges facing ... Justice Bernette Johnson
To include but not limited to- Judge Yvonne Hughes, Judge C. Hunter King, Judge Sonia Spears..., Remember those names? They’re all African- Americans who received timely and swift disciplinary actions ... Supreme Court decision
The League is very pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The decision in Florida v. HHS was surprising but deeply important because it ... Public participation needed on medicaid drug access
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is completing a series of public hearings in Baton Rouge and New Orleans next week about the new pharmacy benefit available through the ... A complete picture of SUNO’s graduation rate needed, again
This past week MSN.com posted its ranking of the eleven 4-year colleges and universities in the United States with the lowest graduation rates. Southern University at New Orleans posted ... Juneteenth article misrepresents purpose and passion
We recently read the article entitled, “New Orleans Juneteenth” featured in the June 9 issue of The Louisiana Weekly. To our surprise, the article implied a lack of community ... Coming together to reprioritize military spending
The two states we serve are connected by the Mississippi River – start to end. When we met at a conference in Washington, D.C., we found we have much more ... Paycheck fairness is a family issue
This week we had a setback for Louisiana families in the U.S. Senate. The Paycheck Fairness Act — which would have helped working women in Louisiana and around the country ...
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