City Officials Break Ground on Lake Vista Roadwork

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today joined other officials to mark the start of the $2.8 million Lake Vista Group A roadwork project that will improve 15 blocks of the neighborhood. “We must continue to roll out our critical infrastructure projects while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure we improve our...

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as His Running Mate

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate, Harris was named Tuesday as Biden’s choice. Biden reportedly had called Rep....

Gov. Edwards Says State is Examining Unemployment Payment Options Under Trump’s Executive Order

Though it wouldn't last long or even cover all of the state's unemployed workers, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that the state is looking into the logistics of implementing enhance unemployment benefits through Pres. Donald Trump's executive order. Trump's order would provide an additional $300 in benefits that would...

Trump’s Housing Announcement Seen as So Racist, “It’s ‘Not Even A Dog

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia President Donald Trump has rolled back a Barack Obama-era housing rule intended to halt racial segregation and eliminate racial disparities in American suburbs. Trump announced on Wednesday, July 29, that he officially eliminated the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule that Obama...