City wants to move 911 operators to state agency

By Charles Maldonado, The Lens In what city officials say is an effort to speed emergency response times, they presented the Orleans Parish Communication District’s

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Living along the Lafitte Greenway: Is it attainable or unaffordable?

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer As post-Katrina housing prices have escalated, some residents have been forced out of their own neighborhoods. The city’s rents and

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Injured man says he was beaten by state troopers
Michael Baugh told WWL that he had just closed up his family’s hair salon Friday night, Sept. 18, when two state troopers approached his truck, looking for a man waving ...
$110K: Is this what justice looks like in America?
By Jeffrey L. Boney Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times) – The fight for justice has come to a close for police brutality victim and former ...
Black immigrants boost nation’s Black population
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – Black immigrants from other parts of the world are boosting this country’s Black population, and the immigrants’ median income is 30 ...
Congressional Black Caucus conference focuses on Black lives
By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer ( — When politicians and pundits talk about public policy issues, they have a tendency to describe them in starkly dispassionate terms. But at the ...
Judge asked to force City to build housing for mentally ill inmates
The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office on Thursday filed a motion in Federal Court to force the City of New Orleans to begin construction on a special-needs facility at the new ...
Polls show that John Young currently leads in Lieutenant governor’s race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer John Young was on the verge of opening his latest field office in Monroe when the candidate for Lieutenant Governor sat down to speak with The ...
President Obama shifts focus to Black women
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – With a backdrop of “My Brother’s Keeper” and nearly two years of focus on issues surrounding Black and Hispanic males, President Obama has signaled ...
Willie Mae Seaton, founder of famous Tremé eatery, dies
Willie Mae Seaton, the Crystal Springs, Miss. native many believe made the best fried chicken in New Orleans, passed away Sept. 18 at the age of 99.

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