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Reaction to President Obama’s executive action on immigration

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer President Barack Obama made the most sweeping changes to the country’s immigration system in a generation November 20, authorizing temporary

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Democrats descend on Louisiana in support of Sen. Landrieu

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer National Democrats are rallying around Sen. Mary Landrieu as she faces a tough reelection bid after a Republican wave on

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In wake of Obama’s Executive Action, advocates warn about scams
(Special from New America Media) — President Obama announced on Thursday his plan to take executive action on immigration. His plan would revise enforcement priorities to focus on recent arrivals ...
Ferguson grand jury decision ignites violent protests in Missouri and demonstration in more than 170 U.S. cities.
Angry protests and questions arise in wake of Ferguson grand jury decision
A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided Monday not to indict Darren Wilson, a white cop who killed college-bound Michael Brown 18. after what the officer described as a violent ...
A holiday ritual for many charter schools: Deciding whether to leave the RSD
By Marta Jewson The Lens It’s that odd time of year again in New Orleans when academically improving charter schools must decide if they want to stay with a special state system ...
Sen. Landrieu will win if we vote for our interests & other runoff recommendations
The December 6, 2014 election will be tighter than the political pundits suggest. Any Democratic candidate who earned 45 percent of the vote in Republican Jefferson Parish and over 80% ...
Task force will probe NOPD’s Special Victims Section
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison announced Tuesday the formation of a task force charged with addressing the allegations made by the city’s inspector general that ...
SCLC president Charles Steele with former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev at the Symposium of the New Policy Forum in Berlin. They are standing in front of the SCLC banner of Dr. King’s visit to Berlin 50 years ago. (Photo (c) by Dieter Bölke.
SCLC president joins forces with Gorbachev in peace effort
By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart Special to the NNPA The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, leader in the transformational nonviolent Civil Rights Movement America in the 1960s, is poised for a major role ...
Stress increases risky sexual behavior in adolescents, study finds
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) of New Orleans presented BY! NOLA! (Believe in Youth, New Orleans, LA) Leadership Summit on Adolescent Health, to reveal ...
Study says whites prefer African Americans over Blacks
A new study suggests that Whites make clear distinctions between Blacks and African Americans. The study, which challenges the myth of a post-racial America after the election of President Barack ...

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