Throughout the race for Orleans Parish District Attorney, three of the four candidates have done their best to convince voters that criminal justice reform is at the forefront of their agenda. All have made it a point to distance themselves from the current DA, Leon Cannizzaro. But who are the candidates, and what are their […]
You know Joe Biden is running; you may like Antoine Pierce or Adrian Perkins for Senate; and you’ll probably vote for Cedric Richmond for Representative (because who else is there?). But who are all of these judges? This piece will address this question, with several key factors in mind. First, this piece is a first-blush […]
Elbert Lee Guillory, the Head of Minority Outreach for the Louisiana Republican Party posted a “short conversation” that he had with a KKKlansman. In the short interview, the KKK member expressed “sadness and anger” at the fact that the federal government, under President Donald Trump, designated the group as a terrorist organization.
The Civil Rights Dream is deja vu in the Deep South. In Louisiana we have great food, good drinks, and nice racism. The kind of racism that manifests itself in the, “you are nice looking for a black boy,” way. The kind of racism that admits, “I have black friends.” We have cultivated on the […]
Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Candidate Katie Bernhardt Has History of Supporting Pro-Life Republicans and Conservative PoliciesSeptember 9, 2020
Katie Bernhardt is running for Chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party. She currently represents the third congressional district as Democratic State Executive Committeewoman. Many Democrats have expressed concerns about her candidacy, particularly a history of ties to conservative candidates, her support for Republican policies and her ties to the oil and gas industry. A party […]
Baton Rouge – Today, Davante Lewis and Lynda Woolard announced a joint campaign to lead the Louisiana Democratic Party. Earlier this week, with excitement and support from every region in the state, Lynda Woolard announced her run for Chair. Davante Lewis, joins Lynda in her candidacy as her running mate seeking First Vice Chair. Davante […]
“But while I’m a Democratic candidate, I’ll be an American President. I’ll work hard for those who didn’t support me, as I did for those who vote for me. That’s the job of a president, to represent all of us, not just our base or our party.” – Joe Biden It was the moment. Whatever […]
Mail in New Orleans has never been the most dependable, with letters and packages frequently arriving late or not at all, but recent USPS changes have added new issues to our already wonky mail system. The most notable and noticeable change was the recent removal of blue collection boxes from the French Quarter. Across […]
According to the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey responses collected July 9 through July 14, 26.5 percent of U.S. adults either missed last month’s rent or have slight or no confidence that they can make their next rent payment on time.
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