Protestors gathered hours before his arrival; over 200 citizens organized at the convention center with a majority present to protest their discontent.
At their first 2019 member meeting, VOTE focused their message on educating membership about the process of creating reform in the criminal justice system.
The City of New Orleans 2018 disparity study examined if there is a level playing field for minority and women-owned businesses in City contracts. There isn’t.
Criminal justice reform is of major interest to more than those with families in targeted neighborhoods and those with disadvantaged backgrounds.
Little did Fox and Rob Richardson know that six months after their marriage, they would spend the next 21 years fighting a 60-year sentence in Angola.
Will Snowden, director of the New Orleans office for Vera Institute of Justice and former New Orleans public defender speaks on the historic passing of Amendment #2 and also addresses implications of its practice moving forward.
Music is culture in New Orleans. People from around the world visit the city to recognize the work of Louis Armstrong and the origination of jazz. New Orleans, however, is also home to southern rap. Major record labels (Cash Money and No Limit) have originated out of New Orleans’ projects. These labels have provided opportunity, bringing fame and fortune to some of New Orleans most impoverished residents.
Does acceptance via legalization forgive past transgressions? What happens to the people who have records for possessing cannabis?
The upcoming November 6th midterm elections are important. Citizens who vote YES on amendment 2 are voting to end nonunanimous juries in Louisiana. A future in Louisiana with unanimous juries will allow citizens to better defend their innocence.
Demario Davis of the New Orleans Saints advocates for social justice in addition to playing linebacker for the Black and Gold.
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