Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin Forms Louisiana Commission on Election Integrity and Voting . . . But Why?

When the Louisiana Legislature starts its session on Monday, April 12, there will be more than a dozen bills already prefiled that deal with elections and voting. Some are good. For instance, state Rep. Fed Jones’ HB 286 would extend early voting. And state Rep. Ted James’ HB 286 would...

City Leaders Break Ground on $4.3 Million Desire-Florida Multi-Service Center

Mayor LaToya Cantrell recently joined other officials and community leaders to break ground on the $4.31 million Desire Florida Multi-Service Center in District D.“Efficiently and effectively spending federal funding on projects like the Desire Florida Multi-Service Center perfectly illustrates how we can be good stewards of the funding we’re receiving...

They Don’t Want Our Souls at the Polls

By Julianne Malveaux The Souls to the Polls movement encourages African American church attendees to get out and vote. The churches that promote this movement cannot, because of their 501-c-3 status, endorse candidates. They can, however, emphasize the gospel of social and economic justice and preach the gospel of civic...

Celebrating Black History

Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez and Dr. Dwight and Beverly McKenna The New Orleans Tribune is proud to have it's publishers Dr. Dwight and Beverly S. McKenna honored as part of New Orleans & Company Black History Month celebration. And the McKennas are honored to continue their work in the spirit...

Black Americans Are Being Vaccinated at Far Lower Rates

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The rollout of the medicine from Pfizer and Moderna featured heavy promotion. High-profile African Americans like former President Barack Obama, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Task Force Member Dr. Ebony Hilton, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson received their shots publicly. By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior...