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NAACP legal team blasts Alabama voting rules

By James Wright Contributng Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is protesting Alabama election rules that

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By Christopher Tidmore, Contributing Writer Legislature Does Little, Budget Unbalanced by Billion… Gov. Piyush Jindal sought to bolster his conservative bonafides last week at the

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U.S. Supreme Court rekindles the flame on the Robbie Tolan case
By Jeffrey L. Boney Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times) – A case that gained national attention from a racially-charged incident that happened in Bellaire, Texas, involving ...
Landrieu second strongest Democrat in a Southern red state
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer A recent New York Times poll seems to indicate that US Senator Mary Landrieu holds one of the stronger positions for re-election, though she still suffers ...
Potential candidates seek to replace ‘kissing Congressman’
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Amidst rumors that other potential mistresses might exist in Monroe, last week, U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister decided not to seek re-election. That has set off a ...
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Supreme Court creates affirmative inaction
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A Supreme Court decision, April 22, upholding states’ right to ban the use of ...
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Ex-federal prosecutors surrender law licenses
In a news story last week, WDSU News reported that over the past six weeks two of former U.S. Attorney Jim Letten’s top prosecutors — Sal Perricone and Jan ...
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By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Sound Ordinance, Amplified Defeat… For the better part of the last four years, District C Councilwoman Kristen Palmer has tried to forge a compromise on the ...
Jefferson Parish endorsement recommendations for May 3 election
Saturday’s vote in Jefferson Parish is the reason we need fewer election dates on the calendar. Originally, the milliage votes were supposed to coincide with the Kenner elections ...
Voter suppression: One state’s, Ohio, incredible tactics
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — It was a sunny March morning when Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D) and ...

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