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Feast or famine

By Edmund W. Lewis Editor There’s a lot of change and social and economic upheaval going on in the southeast Louisiana region these days. On

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Blame a Black man – The Ebola version

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist In a country of 310 million people in which international and domestic airlines move millions of Americans and foreign

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U.S. trails more than 100 countries in voter turnout
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the ...
Where are the Black science laureates?
By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist Each October, I look forward to reading about the uncanny accomplishments of Nobel Prize winners, particularly those in medicine, science and economics. Their stories are parables ...
Good news for children when Congress works together
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist While we rarely hear good news these days about Congress, I have some to share. Continuing a long tradition of bipartisan leadership on behalf of ...
Democrats bash Pres. Obama yet want Black vote
By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and ...
Banks are now robbing people
By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Remember the old movies where the outlaws robbed banks for a living, or the gangsters did “bank jobs” as they moved from town to town? ...
Ebola’s other consequence
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The world is rightly on edge over the latest appearance of the lethal Ebola virus. President Obama has committed American troops and millions of American dollars ...
NOPD officers’ rights violated
The New Orleans Advocate’s Saturday, October 4, 2014 article, “NOPD given two weeks to find new jobs for high-ranking cops or lay them off,” sums up why Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s ...
Louisiana needs to turn blue
It’s time for the people of Louisiana to wake up and stop living in a dream world. The Republican Party is the party for the rich only and their only ...

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