While a Facebook post calling Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “vile idiot” who “needs a round, and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve” has since been deleted, the ramifications and consequences of it are being felt all over, especially in the Gretna Police Department. Charlie Rispoli, a decade and a half veteran of […]
It is incumbent for our community to understand the problem in order to truly address it.
One Terrytown lawyer saw fit to use Ms. Sadie’s murder as a joke following the announcement of her death.
On Friday afternoon, the body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the 2300 block of N. 20th Street in Baton Rouge. Roberts-Joseph was known throughout the community as a civil rights activist and the founder of the Odell S. Williams Now and Then African American Museum. “Ms. Sadie was a tireless advocate of peace in […]
As a city, we should be empowering and inspiring our kids, not criminalizing them.
The City of Yes wants to hear from you. From all of you. Earlier this week Mayor LaToya Cantrell posted an invitation to a community discussion on the New Orleans justice system on her Facebook page: “As part of The Sanford “Sandy” Krasnoff New Orleans Criminal Justice Council’s strategic planning process, we’re seeking input from the […]
Would you rather pay someone $11 an hour or $3-$4 an hour, or better yet, nearly nothing at all?
In court, you are innocent until proven guilty. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean no jail time.
The expansion of immigrant detention to the WINN facility could allow ICE to hold more than 7,000 immigrants at a time in Louisiana – only Texas has more.
When They See Us tells the tale of the Central Park Five, young boys of color who were coerced into confessing to raping a blonde white woman in late 80s NYC.
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