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N.O. experiences historic lows in murder

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Three years after kicking off the much-ballyhooed NOLA for Life murder reduction strategy, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is touting the program’s

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Ashé CAC hosts community concert honor MLK

Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents its annual Lift Every Voice and Sing Concert, a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The concert will take

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OIG report touts efforts to rid N.O. of public graft, ineptitude
The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) last week released its 2014 Annual Report. Ten audit and evaluation reports identified $181,493 in costs that could have been avoided, and ...
Economic power in the fight for justice beyond the holidays
(NNPA) – No more business as usual! Excess spending and frivolity is historically associated with the U.S. holiday season but this year marks a change in direction and focus from consumerism ...
Reparations Conference scheduled for New York
(BlackmansStreet.Today) – Growing outrage surrounding homicides of unarmed African-American men by police and the refusal by grand juries to indict the officers has sparked new interest about the reparations movement ...
Resolutions Louisiana can live with!
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist You only get one shot a year to make New Year’s resolutions, so the ACLU of Louisiana is pleased to suggest a list of Resolutions Louisiana ...
Harriet Tubman historic park established
(Special from www.Black-mansStreet.Today) – Congress has voted to establish a national historic park for Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad. The U.S. Senate voted in December to establish ...
Massachusetts Senator, Ed Brooke dies
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from Blackmans-Street.Today) – Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, the first popularly elected African American to serve in the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction, died Saturday, ...
Civil Rights ‘cold cases’ drag on
(Special to the NNPA from The Florida Courier) – Juanita Evangeline Moore hates Christmas. It was on Christmas night 1951 when her father, Harry T. Moore, was murdered instantly when ...
Residents decry that streets are unsafe in N.O.
Mayor faces a hailstorm of criticism from businessman, PANO president Less than a week after New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu touted the success of his administration and said that things are ...

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