WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING: Trying to Rewrite the Jan. 6 Coup Attempt

By Bill Fletcher, Jr.NNPA Newswire Contributor There is something amazing going on in Republican Party circles. If I did not know better, I would assume that I was watching a television comedy. Segments of the Republican Party are attempting to tell us that the January 6th coup attempt did not actually happen....

Government, Community and Faith-based Leaders Join Forces to Champion the Fight Against COVID-19

By Darryl Sellers 2021 has brought with it, more daunting challenges in the African American community’s fight against COVID-19. More transmissible variants of the coronavirus which have emerged are swiftly sweeping their way across the United States. This latest trend in the year-long pandemic is especially troubling for Black people...

Mayor Cantrell Breaks Ground on $7.7 million NOPD 4th District Station in Algiers

Mayor LaToya Cantrell today (March 8) joined other officials to celebrate the start of construction on the New Orleans Police Department’s $7.7 million 4th District station in Algiers. “This groundbreaking represents three major infrastructure projects in Algiers. We’re excited to begin construction on the new NOPD 4th District station and...

Street Renaming Commission Recommends Name Changes for 37 Streets, Public Spaces in Final Report

The New Orleans City Council Street Renaming Commission (CCSRC) has submitted its final report to the Council outlining recommendations for 37 streets, parks and public places honoring White Supremacists across the city.The nine-member CCSRC was established June 2020, with the primary responsibility of ensuring stakeholder engagement in the renaming process.The Commission has...