By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Political observers are wondering if Louisiana’s governor became duck meat on Saturday, November 16, 2013, thanks to an outsider sentiment,
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer In September 2005, just after Hurricane Katrina, a small, ragtag group founded the Common Ground Health Clinic (CGHC) in
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A new study suggests that access to “excellent teachers” should be a civil right and that students should be able to “take legal ... Congressman’s cocaine bust illuminates race and gender sentencing disparities
By Brentin Mock Contributing Writer (Special from Colorlines) – Last week, freshman Florida Congressman Trey Radel pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of probation after buying ... Conley offers to quit law firm to preserve status as disadvantaged business
By Charles Maldonado The Lens The head of a law firm in line for a piece of a lucrative city contract has offered to quit his job at a ... SCLC’s Charles Steele visits Louisiana
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Dr. Charles Steele, Jr., president/CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, visited Louisiana over the weekend, including stops in both the New Orleans and Baton Rouge ... Taking diabetes to heart: A recipe for type 2 diabetes management
Did you know that celebrity chef Art Smith is one of the nearly 26 million Americans in the United States living with diabetes? Rev. T.J. Jemison, civil rights leader, dies at 95
The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor, pioneering civil rights leader and founder of one of the nation’s met effective faith-based civil rights organizations, has died. He was ... Every vote critical!
By Dr. E. Faye Williams TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Two issues weigh heavily on my mind. The first issue is that of hunger in America and the reactionary Republican effort to apply ... Complex Social Security debate looms for 2014 elections
By Charles D. Ellison Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune) – Deep beneath the surface of endless partisan wrangling between the White House and Congress is the Social ...
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