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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
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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
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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 ... Re: What’s wrong with the word ‘Negro’?
The guy who wrote the letter saying that he still calls us “Negroes” displays amazing ignorance and insensitivity. First of all he ignores the principle or the right of a ... Vaccinations by pharmacists
It has become commonplace to receive an annual flue vaccination at the local pharmacy. That’s a good thing because pharmacies can be a low-cost, convenient way to get this kind ... The greatest good for the greatest number
As I sit at the computer trying to complete my 2011 federal tax forms I find myself getting more and more angry. I realize that in order to limit the ... What’s wrong with the word ‘Negro’?
I was interested in Mr. Washington’s article, “African-Americanism vs Black” The ‘debate still rages’ (Feb. 13)” First of all, why is there a “debate” and why does it “rage?” And ... Letter to the Editor: Redefining Louisiana’s Oil & Gas
LOGA redefining the oil & gas industry in Louisiana The April 20, 2010, explosion on BP’s Macondo deep water well — in addition to taking the lives of 11 ... Letter to the Editor: Contractual obligations and toxic waste
Contractual obligation to clean up toxic waste The Louisiana legislature will consider a flurry of industry-backed bills in the coming weeks — all of which aim to inhibit the ... Symbolism of ‘40 Acres and a Mule’ in New Orleans
Most people have heard the term 40 acres and a mule. forty acres has symbolized a plot of land that allows for the economic freedom of the landowner. When General ...
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