HANO to make criminal background checks more liberal for housing assistance

By Prescotte Stokes III Contributing Writer The voices of two dozen protesters chanting, ‘Human needs. Not corporate greed!’ filled the air on Monday (March 21)

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Raft of bills seeks to remove protections for dedicated coastal-restoration money

By Bob Marshall The Lens Since being unveiled nine years ago, Louisiana’s plan for coastal salvation, now pegged at $92 billion, has cleared a number

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‘Mixed-race’ bias prominent in certain zip codes, according to new study
By James Devitt Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – White Americans who live in less racially diverse areas tend to show more prejudice against Black people. But new research shows the ...
Two mothers jailed for five days over two hot dogs
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Two Texas mothers, who police said had no criminal record, spent five days in a notorious Louisiana jail over charges they ate two hot dogs, milkshakes and ...
Gretna Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Celebrates milestone
This year, the Gretna alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is celebrating its Golden Anniversary. A highlight of this year-long celebration was a brunch held in February that honored its “sole ...
Young scholar already reaching beyond the stars
By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer Keiana Cavé is merely 17, but she has already had things happen to her that are out of this world. This Lusher Charter School senior who has had ...
Another JPSO deputy-involved shooting in N.O. under investigation
In the midst of a DOJ and NOPD Public Integrity Bureau investigation of a Feb. 8 fatal shooting that involved two Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, the NOPD said last ...
Tuskegee Airmen were founded 75 years ago March 22, 1941.
Anniversary events may mark the last time to honor surviving members of heroic fighters
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) – The Tuskegee Airmen Foundation will host a celebration on March 22, marking the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of the U.S. ...
Danziger cops seek release while awaiting new trial
Four former NOPD officers convicted for a post-Katrina shooting that left two unarmed people dead and four others wounded on the Danziger Bridge in eastern New Orleans asked a federal ...
Study reveals that Blacks and immigrants lead a hard life in the Gulf South states
A new study conducted by Loyola University of New Orleans found that life is hard for Blacks and immigrants in the five states nestled along the Gulf of Mexico that ...

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