By Charles Maldonado The Lens The New Orleans City Council’s ongoing budget hearings reached marathon proportions Wednesday with review of spending plans proposed for seven
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer New Orleans isn’t usually regarded as being a big blues or a guitar town though it has plenty of both.
The Louisiana Weekly Staff Reports In a year that witnessed a drop in murders with a rise in shootings in New Orleans, the severity of the problem of ... Charter boards to choose between parish and state oversight
Many charter boards will take up the question of switching to the Orleans Parish School Board at their next meeting. Free FICO credit scores coming to millions
(Special to the NNPA from the New Pittsburgh Courier) – FICO scores are used by nearly every major lender to assess the creditworthiness of credit card and loan applicants. But ... Group urges D.A. to file charges against man who shot 14-year-old
By Edmund W. Lewis The Louisiana Weekly Editor A group calling itself the Justice for Marshall Coulter Committee gathered outside the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office at 619 S. White Street recently ... Higher Ed. not paying off for Black men in the job market
By Frederick Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News and New America Media) –Although more Black men have graduated from high school and college, their educational achievements have not increased their ... Dumping ‘at risk’ and other negative labels
By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although most of today’s headlines focus on Black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by Black students that often go overlooked, according to ... Is America becoming a nation of bullies?
By Marc H. Morial President/CEO, National Urban League “Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take ... La. Bucket Brigade pushes refineries to decrease high rate of industry accidents
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On November 12, in a tiny office on Canal St., the Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), an information and activism organization, held a press conference to raise ...
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