ULM Fires Professors Caught Posting Racist Comments

University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) has moved to terminate its second instructor within a week for use of racist slurs. On a social media account, assistant nursing professor, Mary Holmes, wrote “Thank God for our President. He takes no salary for his loyal commitment. Not like the monkey before...

Council President Jason Williams Proposes a Citizen Advisory Committee to Look at City’s Funding of Criminal Justice System

Declaring that “systemic reforms or necessary to decrease the opportunities of police violence against people of color”, New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams announced his proposal to form a new citizen advisory committee charged with examining the allocation of City resources across the local justice system. “People have been...

New Orleans Prepares for Cristobal

The city of New Orleans updated residents today (Friday, June 5) in anticipation of Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is expected to impact Louisiana this coming weekend. Gov. John Bel Edwards also recently issued an Emergency Declaration for the state, preparing for potential bad weather. A link to today’s press conference...