Rod West tapped to lead Sugar Bowl Committee

Rod West, Utility Group President for the Entergy Corporation and a former national champion football player for Notre Dame, has been selected as the Sugar

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Trial in officer-involved killing of Black Houma teen is set

A trial is set for April 9 in a civil suit against the Terrebonne Parish sheriff and two deputies accused of violating the constitutional rights

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First Black justice of La. Supreme Court collection of papers donated to Amistad Center
By Juliana Tomasoni Contributing Writer The Amistad Research Center hosted a reception at Tulane University to mark the donation of the Revius Oliver Ortique, Jr. papers to its collection. The family donated ...
The Black vote and citizens of Harahan will decide Jeff Sheriff’s Race
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer It’s neck and neck between Joe Lopinto and John Fortunato for Jefferson Parish Sheriff—at least that was the conclusion of many of the veteran former cops assembled ...
City council decision paves way for rezoning of port-owned wetlands for industrial use
By Della Hasselle The Lens The New Orleans City Council has paved the way for the Port of New Orleans to develop two parcels of marshland along the Intracoastal Waterway that environmentalists ...
In this February 1964 photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Louisiana. Montgomery, a 71-year-old prisoner who was 17 when he killed a sheriff's deputy, learned Wednesday, June 21, 2017, that he would get a chance at parole, 54 years after the killing and a year after winning his appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court.
La. inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole
Henry Montgomery, a 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences and Louisiana prison reforms that spurred the release of hundreds ...
Lots of questions, few answers about plan to phase out McDonogh 35
By Marta Jewson The Lens Orleans Parish schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. has fielded a lot of questions in the past couple of days from board members and alumni about his plan ...
5th Circuit ruling could signal changes to N.O. bail system
A recent ruling by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal that declared that the way Houston, Texas judges set bail for criminal defendants is unconstitutional is giving hope to ...
La. Dept. of Corrections sued for use of solitary confinement for mentally ill
By Ryan Whirty Contributing Writer A lawsuit filed Feb. 20 in U.S. District Court in Baton Rouge alleges that Louisiana Department of Corrections officials and employees at the David Wade Correctional Center ...
This famous 1863 photo of a severely beaten and scarred runway slave named Gordon depicts some of the horrors of slavery that are being undermined in many classrooms across the nation. Some teachers have even called slaves 'servants.'
New Study: U. S. schools are failing to teach the hard history of American Slavery
By Maureen Costello Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from — Even during Black History Month, U. S. schools are not adequately teaching the history of American slavery, ...

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