On Friday, the Trump administration finalized a new rule that effectively defunds family planning clinics who offer or refer patients for abortions.
On Wednesday, the ACLU of Louisiana together with the Southern Poverty Law Center is suing the City of New Orleans on behalf of a Louisiana public defender. The lawsuit has been filed as a result of the City’s refusal to respond to public records requests asking for the locations of the city’s more than 400 […]
In honor of Black History Month, we’ve compiled quotes that address issues that are still relevant to today’s world, particularly in New Orleans.
The editor of a small-town newspaper in Alabama thinks the Ku Klux Klan should “night ride again” to Washington DC.
On Monday afternoon, Mayor LaToya Cantrell issued a statement regarding the shootout between police and a robbery suspect in the downtown area.
Author’s Note: At Smith College last semester, my classmates and I had free reign over our final projects for the last American Studies seminar required for the major. Being in love with New Orleans and interested in longform journalism, I naturally gravitated towards something combining the two. Fortunately for me, around the time we were choosing […]
Nine members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity chapter at Louisiana State University have been arrested for multiple hazing incidents. Charges against the young men include felony attempted battery, false imprisonment, felony battery, and criminal hazing. On Thursday, the university issued a statement, saying: “This type of behavior is unacceptable and at complete odds with what […]
On Wednesday, Zulu released a statement attempting to clear up comparisons of their traditional makeup to blackface minstrelsy.
According to The Data Center, in 2017 there were 91,274 fewer African Americans living in New Orleans than there were in 2000.
On Thursday, the New Orleans City Council approved a resolution calling for the DA to end the practice of jailing victims.
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