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House votes to limit powers of first Black Librarian of Congress

By Lauren Victoria Burke Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) – In a vote of 378 to 48, the House passed legislation to take power away from

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Ebony is moving to Los Angeles

By Erick Johnson Contributing Writer (Chicago Crusader) — Los Angeles has lured another Black icon away from the Windy City.

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Charbonnet enters Mayor’s race: Money vs. Campaign Infrastructure
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Municipal Court Chief Judge Desiree Charbonnet resigned her post on Friday, May 19, and announced her candidacy for Mayor of New Orleans the following Monday, May 22. ...
DR. SAMUEL DUBOIS COOK
Dr. Samuel Dubois Cook, former Dillard University president, dies
By James Sebastien Contributing Writer On the 29th of May, 2017, the world lost a titan in education, when Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook died at the age of 88. Dr. Cook was ...
DYAN 'MAMA D' FRENCH COLE
Activist, leader Dyan ‘Mama D’ Cole, 72, dies
By James Sebastien Contributing Writer New Orleans activist Dyan Hamilton French Cole, widely known as “Mama D,” passed away on May 20. She was 72. Cole was a community leader, and ...
Demands grow for firing of BRPD cops who killed Alton Sterling
In the wake of the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to not file federal charges against the Baton Rouge police officers who killed 37-year-old Alton Sterling on July 5, 2016 ...
JACOB JOHNSON
Health executive sues state over discrimination
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Jacob C. Johnson, MPA, CLED, executive director of the quasi-state agency, Health Education Authority of Louisiana, (HEAL), on April 11, filed a discrimination lawsuit against the ...
Monument drama continues in wake of removal project
The political drama and controversy surrounding the removal of four Confederate-era monuments from public spaces across the City of New Orleans continues despite the completion of the statue-removal project on ...
Leon Waters of Hidden History Tours talks about the post-Katrina recovery efforts in the Lower Ninth Ward during the Steeped in History Tour on April 6.
Getting steeped in N.O. Black history
[caption id="attachment_25575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Leon Waters of Hidden History Tours talks about the post-Katrina recovery efforts in the Lower Ninth Ward during the Steeped in History Tour on April 6. ...
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Judge rules against Gasser in road-rage case
A Jefferson Parish criminal court judge on Thursday granted a prosecution request to use a 2006 road-rage incident as evidence against the man accused of fatally shooting former John Curtis ...

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