America’s war against Black Power

By Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty

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Kenner tackles its northwest drainage to dry up flooding
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Work gets under way later this month on drainage in northwest Kenner, where streets were inundated by a late March storm. Located in a floodplain in Jefferson ...
KKK seeks recruits in Eunice, La.
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Black residents in Eunice, La., awoke to find their lawns dotted with recruitment materials from the Ku Klux Klan March 23, after two members of a North ...
Orleans Inspector General report issues review of office
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In 1995, New Orleans voters spoke, mandating the creation of an ethics board and an inspector general. City Council didn’t move to actually make it happen ...
Mayor proposes changes in how city employees are hired, evaluated
By Charles Maldonado The Lens Mayor Mitch Landrieu proposed a long-awaited series of changes to the rules governing city employment on Thursday. While Landrieu’s intended headline may have been his plan to ...
Minyard leaves cause of death in Glover case as ‘undetermined’
Orleans Parish Coroner Dr. Frank Minyard has decided to leave Henry Glover’s death as “undetermined.” After reaching out to the State Attorney General’s Office and even the FBI for additional ...
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National Baptist candidate calls Black Church too passive, disconnected
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( – Tallahassee, Fla. Pastor Dr. R.B. Holmes, a leading activist against hazing and the infamous “stand your ground” laws, has an­nounc­ed his candidacy for ...
Oil and gas interests’ best friend in Baton Rouge is Sen. Adley
By Tyler Bridges The Lens Robert Adley rushed out of the state Senate chamber last week — past fellow politicians, past lobbyists wanting a minute of his time, past ...
Planning Commission says no to selling Newcomb Blvd. to neighbors
By Charles Maldonado The Lens A City Planning Commission staff report released Tuesday recommends denying a proposal to sell city-owned Newcomb Boulevard to the street’s neighborhood association, saying the sale would unnecessarily ...

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