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  • The Holiday Spirit and the Season of Giving

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:18 a.m.

    It is again the season of giving and many from around the New Orleans area are reaching out to help those in need. And the help is coming from many across the spectrum of the City including businesses
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  • Aaron Neville Honored

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:09 a.m.

    New Orleans crooner, and member of the legendary Neville family, Aaron Neville received the supreme honor of having his signature hit song “Tell it Like it Is” inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
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  • No Justice No Peace!!

    Dec 9, 2014, 10:51 a.m.

    The recent grand jury decisions not to indict the officers in the police shooting deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in Staten Island
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  • Blacks Rejoining the Labor Market

    Dec 10, 2014, 10:43 a.m.

    The Black unemployment rate rose to 11.1 percent in November, according to the latest jobs report from Labor Department, because of increasing optimism
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  • The Great Awakening

    Nov 27, 2014, 10:22 a.m.

    The family of slain teenager Michael Brown held a press conference Tuesday, following the previous evening's announcement that there would be no indictment in the case of Ferguson
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  • Obama Threatens To Veto Corporate Tax Cut Deal For Locking Out Middle Class

    Nov 28, 2014, 10:16 a.m.

    The Obama administration on Tuesday threatened to veto a bipartisan tax deal that would reportedly create permanent tax perks for corporations without advancing key tax breaks for middle- and low-income families.
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  • Kendal Francis: "Blessed 26" Helping Young Men Become MVP's in Life

    Nov 28, 2014, 10:05 a.m.

    As we are in the middle of football season and with the Bayou Classic also taking place on Thanksgiving Weekend people will be focused on the greatness of the players on the field.
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  • Small Steps into History

    Nov 19, 2014, 11:53 a.m.

    The year was 1960. The place was New Orleans, Louisiana, and the location was William Frantz Elementary School. The players were Judge J. Skelly Wright
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President Barack Obama speech on the Eric Garner Decision

“It is incumbent about all of us as Americans, regardless of race, region, faith, that we recognize this is an American problem and not just a black problem or a brown problem of a Native American problem, this is an American problem. When anybody in this country is not being treated equally under the law that’s a problem. And it’s my job as President to help solve it.”