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The high cost of injustice

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist What if we didn’t incarcerate people who commit non-violent crimes? Or, if we sentenced them, what if their sentences were

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Time for airport bidders to step up

New Orleans is about to invest $546 million building a new terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. That’s a major opportunity for

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Tobacco-free campuses
As the Regional Manager for the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL) for the New Orleans area, I build support and awareness for the importance of safer and healthier environments ...
Dead men walking
By Edmund W. Lewis Editor When you’re a Black man or boy in America, you know what it feels like to live on the edge. Emmett Till knew. Yusuf Hawkins and Trayvon Martin ...
A victory for affirmative action
By George E. Curryz NNPA Columnist Almost lost among the news last week about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and ...
Haven’t I seen these people before?
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist For much of this month I was experiencing flashes of déjà vu. It’s come from watching the demonstrators in some towns across the country and reading ...
Sweet grapes in a bittersweet life
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “The often hot and humid Texas weather lends itself to growing grapes.” Given the oft blistering, triple-digit temperatures of North Central Texas, I was somewhat stunned to ...
Dogs eat better than one million children
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The South African charity Feed a Child (www.feedachild.co.za/) chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black boy being fed like a ...
The voice of Black America
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Part IV To publish a document is to establish a permanent record for the future. To publish a newspaper is to preserve an official record ...
UNCF stands its ground in Koch flap
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist The controversy over the recent donation by the Koch Foundation to the UNCF begs a discussion of politics, education, and business. After receiving a $25 million ...

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