Sen. Landrieu deserves our vote

The Louisiana Weekly’s Editorial Board, whose members range across the ideological spectrum, agree on two truths. Mary Landrieu may vote more “middle of the road”

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The South needs to build an ‘infrastructure of opportunity’ for its youth

By Alyson Zandt Contributing Writer (Special from MDC and Facing South) – A young person born at the bottom of the income ladder in the

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Capital One announces Bayou Classic business challenge
New Orleans, LA - Capital One Bank announced this week its Capital One Bank Bayou Classic Business Plan competition, which it hopes will help small businesses in Louisiana grow and ...
B.R. cop who sent racist texts allowed to retire
The Baton Rouge police officer who resigned after referring to Blacks as “monkeys” in racist text messages in September was still allowed by the Baton Rouge Police Department to say ...
Ferguson October in full swing as thousands March for Justice
By Kenya Vaughn Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from The St. Louis American) - “People have been saying that this generation is dead and useless – and that ...
Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Columnist WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ...
N.O. public schools accused of allegedly violating federal law
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, you do not have to provide your child’s social security number to enroll in public school. However, a recent survey by the Southern Poverty ...
‘Youth of Color ’ voting still critical in competitive political races
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will play a critical role in determining whether ...
NOPD is pressured to end ‘banishment’ of cops in City Park trailer
Cops say they are treated like ‘trailer trash’ For the last few years an increasing number of residents have whispered about “The Five Horsemen,” four NOPD captains and a major allegedly ...
Black females lack leadership opportunities
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – While Black girls posses high levels of leadership qualities, they receive the least opportunity to fill these roles throughout their lives, a ...

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