What many may find surprising is that using nuclear weapons to disrupt hurricanes is a common theory.
It seems to me that, in the battle between nature and nurture, it’s nurture that proves to be our undoing when it comes to learning hate. If it indeed “takes a village”, and ones village is filled with militia-men and women, generational racists, and other so-called “economically distressed” persons, then what kind of individual will […]
Op-Ed: The Mental and Economic Enslavement of Children Through State Charters: Are Our Children for Sale?August 25, 2019
Robert Green Ingersoll once opined, “Mental slavery is mental death, and every man who has given up his intellectual freedom is the living coffin of his dead soul.” Our State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education through the charter school approval system has become a market to sell the children of our state to the […]
The Louisiana Gubernatorial race is heating up. While Governor John Bel Edwards has enjoyed above average approval ratings throughout his tenure, his party affiliation as a Democrat makes him a vulnerable incumbent in a red state like Louisiana.The two Republican candidates know what they have to do and they are not holding back. In a […]
After discovering Ramon Torres, a U.S. citizen for ten years, since 2009, was illegally detained at Ascension Parish Jail for four days, the ACLU of Louisiana has announced a lawsuit. It all started in August 2018 when Ramon Torres was pulled over and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Despite showing multiple forms of […]
This past Wednesday, the Mayor’s office sent out a release, calling on the CPC (City Planning Commission) to perform a study on affordable housing.
Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared on Medium. It has been reprinted with the author’s permission. The smell of education is in the air. Parents have bought uniforms. School supplies are packed up and ready to go. Teachers have completed their beginning of the year requirements, decorated their classrooms and have received finalized student rolls. […]
On August 20, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) discovered one potential cause of flooding during the July 10 rain event. Using an amphibious vehicle equipped with an underwater camera to inspect the underground canal at the intersection of the Lafitte Greenway and Jefferson Davis Parkway, the SWBNO discovered an overturned car […]
On Tuesday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the creation of “A Generational Gun Violence Reduction Plan” for New Orleans. “I envision a New Orleans where all residents are safe from gun violence and empowered to reach their full potential,” the mayor said in a statement. The plan is the result of a year of work by […]
It’s no secret that Mayor LaToya Cantrell believes in supporting her fellow women.
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