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Malcolm Jenkins Sets the Record Straight on NFL Protests
June 14, 2018
Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins furthered the conversation on the NFL protest without even speaking. Last week during the franchises media availability, Jenkins explained to journalists the reasoning behind why athletes like Colin Kaepernick chose to take a knee, ... read more »
Ex-prosecutor becomes first black leader of Louisiana ACLU
June 7, 2018
The New Orleans Advocate reports 36-year-old Alanah Odoms Hebert starts Monday, succeeding the retired Marjorie Esman. ... read more »
Federal Lawsuit Challenges HUD to Enforce Fair Housing Rule Civil Rights and Housing Advocates Join Forces
May 25, 2018
Across the country, an estimated $5.5 billion in HUD funding is awarded each year. Nearly two-thirds of these funds go to approximately 1,210 grantees through HUD’s Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant program.  With this year’s rule suspension and continuing for several years, grant recipients – largely state and local government jurisdictions -- can obligate their allocations without any concern for compliance with the Fair Housing Act rule.    ... read more »
Rod West tapped to lead Sugar Bowl Committee
March 15, 2018
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 Bowl Committee’s President for the 2018-19 year. ... read more »
How to put Puerto Rico back on its feet
October 19, 2017
That would give the island’s residents breathing room to begin to recover. If he chose to lead, Trump could push through a major program of aid — a Trump Plan for Puerto Rico modeled on the Marshall Plan for Europe after World War II — that would rebuild the island and insure jobs and growth for its residents. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: Global Warming and Hurricane Harvey
September 7, 2017
"PROUD CLIMATE CHANGE DENIER" Trump and Global warming is a hoax, Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and Katrina in New Orleans ... read more / view cartoon »
12 Years After Katrina, Harvey Devastates Houston 
August 31, 2017
On August, 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, creating one of the most devastating and destructive natural disasters in United States history. ... read more »
The Makings of a Star: ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ Inspires the Uninspired
August 24, 2017
The producer discovered the fiery red hair and soulful singer 7,000 miles away on an Israeli kibbutz. ... read more »
Masterful Master P giving back in New Orleans
June 22, 2017
Team Hope NOLA, a foundation started by Hip Hop Mogul Master P which benefits New Orleans youth through basketball and community driven events. ... read more »
REFLECTIONS ON A HOMEWARD JOURNEY
March 1, 2017
The world of my childhood was instantly recognizable, memories had faded only slightly ... read more »
Man arrested in ex-NFL player’s death; sheriff defends probe
December 7, 2016
The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation ... read more »
New Orleans To Host NBA All-Star 2017
August 19, 2016
The 66th NBA All-Star Game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Smoothie King Center – home of the New Orleans Pelicans. ... read more »
ESSENCE Festival to Honor Prince with New Orleans-Themed Tribute‏
June 28, 2016
ESSENCE Festival had a very special relationship with Prince, who headlined our 20th anniversary event in 2014 with a performance that was truly legendary. And like the rest of the world, we shed purple tears after his passing in April. ... read more »
The “Presenting Princess Shaw” Interview
June 8, 2016
Aspiring Singer Talks about Transformation into Youtube Sensation with Help of Secret Admirer/Music Producer ... read more »
Hurricane Katrina: A Decade of Recovery and Rebuilding
September 3, 2015
“So let us restore all that we have cherished from yesterday, and let us rise above the legacy of inequality. When the streets are rebuilt, there should be many new businesses, ... read more »
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