Orleans Parish Will Not Move into Phase Two Yet

While the rest of the state appears poised to move into Phase Two on Friday, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell today announced in a statement that Orleans Parish will remain under its current Phase One reopening guidelines beyond June 5. Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today (Monday, June 1) that...

State to Submit Testing Plan to Federal Government

Case and test data for the state of Louisiana could not be updated for Friday, May 29, because of network issues. Meanwhile Hospitalizations and ventilator use continue to decline. The state is reporting 26 new deaths. "These are 26 Louisianans," said Gov. Bel Edwards during his Friday press briefing. "Our...

Black and Blue Don’t Match

It was reminiscent of Eric Garner of Staten Island, NY, who was put in a chokehold by a New York police officer. Garner died from injuries suffered from the chokehold and, like Floyd, could be seen on video struggling to breathe and stating, “I can’t breathe.” By Stacy M. BrownNNPA...

Maybe We Ain’t Black . . .

About a week ago, Joe Biden caused quite a stir with a statement he made on nationally syndicated hip-hop radio show, The Breakfast Club. While essentially being asked why Black Americans should choose him over President Donald Trump in November, Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee and former vice president said,...