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Don Ames
July 26, 2019 - 9:27 am
According to a report from 24/7 Wall Street, the New Orleans-Metairie metro area is the 15th most segregated metro area in the country. Allison Plyer, Chief Demographer with The Data Center here in New Orleans, says there really wasn't much racial segregation in this area prior to the 20th century...
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Newell Normand
February 21, 2019 - 12:08 pm
There's a curious twist in this Zulu debate. Take 'Em Down NOLA, the organization that spoke out in support of former Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s action in taking down Civil War statues throughout the city, takes another controversial stand. Take 'Em Down NOLA now demands the elimination of the Krewe of...
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Newell Normand
February 08, 2019 - 10:14 am
Black face. Sexual assault. Black face. The three top Democrat statewide elected officials, who are in line to become governor, are embroiled in a series of scandals that continue to tarnish and diminish the momentum the Democratic party in Virginia has enjoyed over the past couple of years...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 21, 2018 - 7:20 am
A Westbank Catholic school's hair policy is creating controversy and getting national attention. A little girl's hair is at the center of the debate. The student's family members reportedly are planning to file a discrimination lawsuit against Christ The King Parish School in Terrytown. This video...
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Scoot
August 13, 2018 - 11:24 am
How far have we come in easing racial tension in America? The movie “BlacKKKlansman” opened in theaters nationwide this weekend, which was the 1-year anniversary of the protests and riots in Charlottesville, VA that left 3 dead and numerous injured. The movie ends with actual video of the news...
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