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.
“I went to bed with five kids and woke up with four. That unexpected death hurts like hell. It’s a knot in your stomach and you want to throw up and can’t. You are out of space. You are not even here. You are walking but floating. You hear people but you don’t. You are […]
Students in New Orleans want to bring an end to the violence that strikes their classmates, their families, and their communities. Students came together in support of 15-year-old Chance Smith, one of NOLA’s latest gun violence fatalities. A freshman at Eleanor McMain, Chance was shot by another 17-year-old, allegedly because of jealousy. Senseless murders […]
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