City Council Gives $4.6 Million to New Schools for New Orleans: Make it Make Sense!

So the New Orleans City Council has $4.6 million of unused funds from its deal with Harrah’s—dollars usually earmarked for public education—and instead of directing those funds to the Orleans Parish Public School Board, the City Council gives the money—all $4.6 million—to New Schools for New Orleans, a self-appointed organization...

HBCUs Under Attack

These threats must be taken seriously by FBI, other authorities For the second time in a month, historically Black colleges and universities have been the target of bomb threats. This morning (Monday, Jan. 31), at least six historically black colleges and universities received bomb threats, disrupting campus operations and launching police...

Don’t Stop the Pop!

Recently, city leaders, including Mayor LaToya Cantrell, came under fire for announcing plans to crack down on pop-ups in the coming year. The Mayor was not alone. Several members of the City Council have gone on record regarding concerns about pop-ups in their districts. Both Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen and Councilwoman...

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