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Katrina Anniversary: There are no words

The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is here. How the hell do I write about that? Perhaps it’s appropriate to offer a disclaimer: I...

TRUST Act Advances in California Legislature Again

Back in the fall, the California legislature sent a bill, the TRUST Act, to Governor Jerry Brown that would have put some limits on the...

Urban League Youth Summit Empowers Leaders of Tomorrow

The National Urban League Leadership Youth Summit recently held at New Orleans’ Tulane University presented NUL members, supporters and young people with possibility, encouragement...

Voter ID Laws “Point the Compass Backwards” Morial Warns

If political involvement were hereditary, then it would be no surprise that National Urban League President Marc Morial remains vocal about civil rights and...

Chris Christie to Nets: “Don’t Let the Door Hit You”

New Jersey's abrasive Governor gives the sports team break-up a whole new name and narrative

Nagin Legacy Corrupted by Corruption Charges

Corruption charges take the Nagin legacy in the wrong direction

Mike Tregre’s Campaign for Sheriff

Down in Southern Louisiana, 30 minutes from New Orleans, in the parish of St. John the Baptist, Mike Tregre is campaigning to become the parishes first African American Sheriff.

White Officers On Trial for Post Katrina Shootings

The Big Easy is still recovering from the ills of the greatest natural disaster it has ever faced. The challenges of recovery include not only scarcity of resources but also an inability to reconcile the realities of race and class in the struggle to rebuildNew Orleans spiritually as well as physically. Among the issues with which the city grapples is that of resolving outstanding criminal activities that occurred in the wake of this great tragedy.

Troubled Cities Get Support from ‘Strong Cities, Strong Communities’

This week, the Obama administration renewed its commitment to the economic viability of the nation’s cities and local regions with the launch of the Strong...

Michele Bachmann — Obama Has Failed Black America

Candidate for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann, took a jab at President Obama Tuesday. At the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Bachmann called out the first term President by appealing to his base, African American voters.