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North Carolina city commits $2.1M for reparations

Friday, June 11, 2021
Associated Press JUNE 9, 2021 — 1:03PM ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina city has committed $2.1 million toward funding reparations, an initiative it began last summer when it joined a number of U.S. cities which have voted to address their hist...

70 families touched by gun violence hold ‘Let Me Live’ rally in New Orleans

Monday, June 7, 2021
BY SCOTT THRELKELD | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER JUN 5, 2021  Members of more than 70 families affected by gun violence hold a ‘Let Me Live’ march and rally against gun violence Saturday, June 5, 2021, in New Orleans East. A prayer march sta...

Former Black DOC officials: 'Good old boy' network perpetuates systemic racism inside department

Monday, June 7, 2021
BY LEA SKENE | STAFF WRITER JUN 7, 2021 - 4:00 AM When Joe Buttross was selected to fill an assistant warden position at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel a couple years ago, he had no experience working in prisons. But he d...

With a heavy heart, WDSU meteorologist Kweilyn Murphy says goodbye to New Orleans

Monday, May 24, 2021
BY KEITH SPERA | STAFF WRITER  PUBLISHED MAY 24, 2021 AT 4:00 AM | UPDATED MAY 24, 2021 AT 8:40 AM Between weather reports, meteorologist Kweilyn Murphy has been using up the WDSU studio’s tissue supply. Ever since she announce...

Joe Biden Just Dethroned the Welfare Queen

Monday, May 17, 2021
Analysis by John Blake, CNN  1 day ago     President Joe Biden has been compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson and has even been called the "Anti-Reagan." But there's another legend...

Recapping the New Orleans Saints' draft class: A player-by-player look at all six prospects

Monday, May 3, 2021
STAFF REPORT   MAY 2, 2021 - 4:30 AM TOP ROW: Houston defensive end Payton Turner, Ohio State linebacker Pete Werner, Stanford cornerback Paulson Adebo. BOTTOM ROW: Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book, Kentucky tackle Landon Young, South A...

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