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Uncensored MLK ‘suicide letter’ from 1964 discovered and released

The release of a newly discovered, uncensored 1964 letter from the FBI to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that in graphic language urged

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Record number of Latinos to serve in House

By Griseld Nevarez Contributing Writer (Special from VOXXI and New America Media) — A record-setting 29 Latinos will take seats in the U.S. House of

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Louisianians are particularly susceptible to catching RSV
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer As we are on alert for the peak of flu season, parents should also be aware of the possibility of the seasonal sniffles affecting little ones to ...
N.O. civil rights film turns 30
By C.C. Campbell-Rock Contributing Writer Activists gather to celebrate Civil Rights Movement More than 150 civil rights activists and movement participants came together to celebrate and commemorate the 30th anniversary of “A House ...
Dew-Drop-Inn
Iconic Central City landmark to be resurrected
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Many locals have heard the countless stories of the central city entertainment epicenter that was the Dew Drop Inn. Now, thanks to a partnership of area ...
Black GOP State Senator predicts low Black turnout for Landrieu
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer One of the surprise moments at the “Unity Rally” at Baton Rouge’s Huey’s Bar occurred when master of ceremonies (and former Congressman) Jeff Landry announced that he ...
Black military leaders uphold a proud tradition of service
By Merdies Hayes Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) – As the nation pauses this Veteran’s Day to honor past and present members of our fighting forces, ...
Election confirms difficulties with new voting limits
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro Ameri­can Newspaper) — Thousands of voters from across the nation reported problems with voting during ...
Another year, another United Nations vote to end America’s blockade against Cuba
By Saeed Shabazz Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) – A majority of the 193-member UN General Assembly voted to demand an end to the U.S.-led Cuba blockade ...
IG report slams NOPD’s handling of sexual assault cases
A report released on November 12 by New Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux painted an unflattering picture of the department's Special Victims Section detectives' handling of sexual assault cases over ...

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