State Tourism Office Unveils Civil Rights Trail

The Louisiana Office of Tourism recently announced the launch of the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail and LouisianaCivilRightsTrail.com. The Louisiana Civil Rights Trail brings together the events of the 1950s and 1960s that placed the state of Louisiana at the center of the national Civil Rights Movement and narrates the compelling stories and experiences of the people...

VIRGINIA RESIDENT, EX-OFFENDER VOTED FOR THE FIRST TIME ON NOV. 8

By Jazmin Goodwin Howard University News Service via NNPA Wire ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Every Election Day for nearly 30 years, people have told Terry Garrett, that she couldn’t vote. Garrett was convicted of a felony for shoplifting at 18 and was stripped of her right to decide which people governed...

Councilmember Jared C. Brossett to Speak at NUL’s Conference

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] From a press release District D Councilman Jared C. Brossett is scheduled to speak at this year's National Urban League Annual Conference, themed "Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs & Justice." The conference will take place Wednesday, Aug. 3 - Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Baltimore Convention Center....