#Stoppoverty summit tackles economic issues

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On January 16, just days before Martin Luther King Day, the Sixth Baptist Church hosted the #Stoppoverty Summit. Torin Sanders,

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Judge reduces sentence of cop who burned Henry Glover’s remains

More than a decade after a NOPD officer shot an unarmed Henry Glover as he stood in the parking lot of a Westbank strip mall

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Gaps in teacher effectiveness hurt young, minority students
By Freddie Allen NNPA News Wire Senior Correspondent Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers between preschool and the third grade than students from high-income households, ...
Poverty study highlights economic disparities across Louisiana parishes
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Ashley Duran, a Louisiana resident and coffee barista, has to make what she calls “tough decisions” since she became a single mom. For one, she said, she ...
Legal battle over statues continues after judge sides with City of New Orleans
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a statement from All Crane Removal of Louisiana regarding their reported involvement on the monument removal project. The battle over the City ...
MLK Library in Mozambique brightens reality of American life
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – At the Centro Cultural Americano in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, there’s a trove of books in the ...
‘Overpopulation’ theory challenged by African writer
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network) – Togolese editor Mawuna Remarque Koutonin would like to make a few corrections in the widely held belief that ...
Louisiana inmate wins case against mandatory life sentences for juveniles
By Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, Center for Sustainable Journalism The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday 6-3 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that prisoners serving mandatory life sentences without ...
Black women hold few elected positions, report finds
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Despite the high-profiled Black women office holders like D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), ...
Former Detroit mayor said Michigan governors knew of Flint’s water problems
(Special from — Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, claims Michigan governors Jennifer Granholm and Rick Snyder knew about Flint’s water problems long before they received national and ...

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