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‘Youth of Color ’ voting still critical in competitive political races

By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will

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Niki Roberts seeks to unseat Juvenile Judge Yolanda King

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Juvenile Court candidate Niki Roberts’ life was transformed by a mistake. “I was a 16-year-old high school student ending junior

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Louisiana Politics 2014: Judge Chris Bruno seeks 2nd term at Civil District Court
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Some of Civil District Court Judge Chris Bruno’s most poignant memories from his teen years come from making furniture. “My dad taught me the value of hard ...
Ahern announces candidacy for Family Court judge
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Orleans Family Court candidate Janet Ahern recollects, “In 1993, my career took a turn when I was hired to handle a custody case. My client, who felt ...
Controversial school property tax proposal on December ballot
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The disagreement over proposed new legislation renewing and repurposing property tax dollars into a fund for school facility maintenance isn’t a disagreement over the fact that ...
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation
Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six ...
McConnell details GOP strategy to derail Obama’s last two years
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper) – If Republicans have their way, the last years of Barack Obama’s presidency will be a doozy.
Black voters in the South face new threats
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite major advances to access to the ballot box nearly 50 years after the passage of Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), Blacks, ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Jeff President Young Runs for Lt. Gov.… When John Young kicked off his campaign for Lt. Governor last Tuesday, the Jefferson Parish President pledged that ...
About Town…
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Hollis Out…Baton Rouge Re­pub­lican Congressman Dr. Bill Cassidy got fantastic news a week ago. One of his GOP challengers, State Rep. Paul Hollis, had decided to drop ...

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