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Living a strictest Lent 365 days a year

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist When Lent was really Lent back in the day before Vatican Council II, a younger person went around hungry

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Improve Louisiana’s Lawsuit Climate While the altruistic goal of America’s civil justice system is to make restitution to victims wrongfully injured, it is no secret

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The color of justice
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly, Editor Apparently, some things are more important than partisan politics. Nothing brings political adversaries together like a common cause. I’m not talking about affordable health care, ...
Think Twitter is a waste of time? Think again.
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Columnist George Zimmerman saw a young Black teenager in a hoodie and followed him through a dark neighborhood in Florida. A fight ensued and Zimmerman killed Martin. ...
12 Years a Slave and the tides of history
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Now, the world knows something of the story of Solomon Northrup, a “free” Black American from New York who was kidnapped by slave-hunters in the 1840s ...
A little common sense for the Ukraine
By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Suddenly the crisis in Ukraine engulfs the U.S. As Russian troops move into Crimea, the White House goes into crisis management. Secretary of State ...
The Jim Crow impulse
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after nearly a week of reading the political tea leaves, vetoed a bill Feb. 27 from her state’s GOP-controlled legislature ...
Ted Nugent — A white supremacist; not a racist
By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist When Ted Nugent, who has called President Obama, among other things, a “sub-human mongrel” because of his racial background and a “racist” because he said ...
My sister’s keeper
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In all the hoopla surrounding President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, overlooked is that fact that our young girls also need to be targeted for ...
Inequality is now mainstream
By William Spriggs TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Last week, in New York, the Ford Foundation hosted a conference with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on “Changing the Conversation on Growth: ...

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