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These undated photos provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jerad and Amanda Miller. Investigators are looking into whether Miller and his wife Amanda, who shot and killed two Las Vegas police officers, had been at Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch during a standoff last year, police said, June 9. Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill said Jerad Miller and his wife, Amanda, had ideology that was along the lines of ‘militia and white supremacists’ and that law enforcement was the ‘oppressor.’

America’s domestic terrorists? Who are they?

By Ashahed M. Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad Contributing Writers (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – There is a very real threat

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RTA to continue to add services demanded by its riders

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Residents at an event organized last month by advocacy group Ride New Orleans discussed bus and streetcar service while the

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OPSO honors 39 local youth for completing Young Marines mentoring program
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman presided over the graduation of 39 local youth who have participated in the OPSO’s award-winning Young Marines Program. In 2014, the program celebrated its 49th year ...
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Lawmakers seek to enshrine ‘right to vote’ in Constitution
(Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American News-paper) – Civil rights leaders and groups are hailing legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) ...
Federal judge cuts at least $240 million from state’s BP fine
By Bob Marshall The Lens The windfall in coastal-restoration money Louisiana hopes to gain from the Deepwater Horizon disaster took at least a $240 million hit last week when a federal judge ...
Crime is on minds of residents this Carnival season
New Orleans, La. State Police officials reach agreement on trooper support Drastic times call for drastic measures. Like posting signs throughout the French Quarter that remind residents, workers and tourists to be ...
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Local actress adds Black or White to résumé
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer With countless productions of movies and television shows taking place on our streets, the emergence of Hollywood South has made dreams of becoming a film star within ...
Police departments lack racial diversity
NOPD is racially balanced but lacks cultural sensitivity and constitutional policing In the early 1970s, as white flight to the surrounding suburbs continued to transform the Big Easy into a majority-Black ...
La. budget woes could pit SUNO against Hollywood South
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In 2015, Louisiana faces a looming $1 billion deficit. With a budgetary situation this bad, fiscal reform advocates wonder if the window has finally opened to radically ...
SUNO holds ‘Black jobs matter’ summit
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Award-winning actor Danny Glover headlined this month’s Black Jobs Matter summit at Southern University at New Orleans. The event raised the ever-present issue of job scarcity ...

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