A tribute to Crutcher and Scott

By Andrew Hairston, J.D. Columnist The warm rays of sun welcomed us onto I-40 just as we passed downtown Oklahoma City. My father and

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Appeals court hears arguments in Confederate monuments case

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday from both sides in the bitter fight over the fate of several Confederate-era monuments located

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Civil Rights groups declare ‘Police brutality State of Emergency’
By Hazel Trice Edney Contributing Writer ( — As U. S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch takes on yet another case involving a police killing of an unarmed Black man, the nation’s largest ...
Report finds that its a fact, Blacks wait longer to vote
Black voters wait longer to cast ballots, discouraging them from voting, according to a study released by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington, D.C. The report, titled ...
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz alum returns to Crescent City
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “I would not be who I am were it not for having lived in New Orleans,” says vocalist Johnaye Kendrick, who arrived in the city in 2007 ...
Police body cameras have successes and setbacks
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Last month’s fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte has reignited concerns across the country about police transparency and the use of body cameras on ...
Turnabout is fair play
By James Clingman Columnist Why can’t more of us see that economics is the key to our freedom and the answer to the problems we talk about all the time?  ...
NAACP, BAEO at odds of charter schools
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer This month, board members of the NAACP will vote on a resolution pledging support for a “moratorium of privately managed charter schools.” It is a position also ...
New STEM 21st Century Community Learning Center opens
By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer Third through eighth grade students in the city will now get the opportunity to explore the science of magnets, solar energy and the flow of electricity, alongside ...
Liberty's Kitchen participants learn and put into practice their cooking skills at the Liberty's Kitchen café and through school lunch programs that provide more than 4,000 meals for 1,500 Students across New Orleans every school day.
USDA looks at Liberty Kitchen model to duplicate nationally
By Mizani Ball Contributing Writer Within the light blue walls of Liberty’s Kitchen are the white “magical” coats that live on the hangers behind the cookery near a glossy wall. For the ...

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