race relations

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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Scoot
July 31, 2018 - 10:45 am
In the aftermath of the mass shooting Saturday night in New Orleans, there is a demand to focus on crime statistics. But why? In this day and age of political tribalism, the demand to use crime stats to illustrate that the majority of gun violence is committed by black males seems more part of a...
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A new Census reports finds more people of different races marrying each other than every before. "Marriage looks a lot different today in many ways than in years past. As our nation becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, so are married couples," according to a Census news release. The bureau...
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