By Adrienne T. Washington Contributing Writer (Special from The Afro and New America Media) – Preeminent Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree, said the Supreme Court’s
A council of federal judges in Washington will look into a misconduct complaint against a conservative judge who’s alleged to have made racially discriminatory comments.
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer George Benson Inspiration – A Tribute to Nat King Cole (Concord Records) Fans of vocalist/guitarist George Benson, Nat King Cole and orchestrated music have a lot to like on ... Minority scholarship program seeks new applicants
Kean Miller Connection, a law preparatory program for minorities in Louisiana, is accepting applications for its 2013 class. NAFC returns to New Orleans to help the uninsured
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Only Texas and Nevada reported higher rates of uninsured residents than that of those in the state of Louisiana, according to a 2012 American Community Survey; part ... Terrilyn Monette’s discovery brings relief, yet further investigation
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Life in the days ahead will be one day at a time for Toni Encalade, mother of Terrilyn Monette, the 26-year-old Jefferson Parish teacher whose mysterious disappearance ... Candidate vying to unseat Landrieu addresses N.O. gathering
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Mere hours after the Snowden revelations about the NSA/CIA emails broke on Monday, June 13, the newest U.S. Senate candidate taking on Mary Landrieu in 2014, Rob ... DBE ordinance a ‘possibility’ at N.O. city council meeting
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer A measure to completely revamp existing policies and procedures that govern the City of New Orleans’ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program is one step closer to a ... African Americans disproportionately affected by disasters
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) – The tornado which devastated an Oklahoma town last month has once again sparked debate about emergency ... Adjudication of non-blight code violations resumes after year-long hiatus
By Karen Gadbois thelensnola.org The city’s much-touted One Stop Shop for adjudication of housing and zoning code violations stirred to life June 7, ending a year in which non-blight code ...
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