Indictments and Trials Finally Come in Police Shootings of Blacks, Minorities

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Recent indictments and convictions suggest a swinging pendulum, and at least some cracks in the “Blue Wall” that all too often conspires to hide details and protect officers guilty of unjust shootings of African Americans and others. Prosecutors in Chicago have won an...

Consent Decree Monitor Holds Quarterly Public Meeting

The NOPD Consent Decree monitoring team will hold a public meeting to present the most recent 2017 quarterly report and to respond to public questions & comments.   The meeting will take place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, at Ashe' Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd....

Gentilly Town Hall to Address Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] From a press release A group of concerned citizens will host a "Gumbo Social" to discuss issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion and the future of Gentilly neighborhoods. The event will take place from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at The Half Shell Oyster...