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Affected by the clamor of corona? Do this for a change

During this season of the pandemic, watch out for the enemy of your souls, in your relationships, with the ones you are connected with and to, your significant relationships in family, your relationships at work, in church, throughout your community, and with neighbors. Get this: EVERYBODY IS BEING AFFECTED by this infection of Corona. […]

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Celebrating Juneteenth

A Message from the Louisiana Democratic Party On this day, we celebrate a major step in the freedom of African Americans in the United States. Juneteenth is a commemoration of the day Union soldiers traveled […]

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A noose hangs over Tangipahoa schools not just on Whitlow’s post

Images like these are hurtful to many, but they do not even come close to comparing to the aforementioned. From the sidelines, many of us have watched a system successfully lynch our kids by robbing them of an adequate education. Do we not see that the demographics of just about every school’s in-school suspension room mirror the demographics of our own parish jail? […]

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Does the education of Black children matter in Tangipahoa?

Fifty years later, the question remains whether or not education in the lives of Black children matter. The answer is emphatically, yes it does, because the fight continues for equity in thr Tangipahoa Parish School System. Unfortunately, there is very little resolve towards settling a 50 year old desegregation lawsuit. […]

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DRUM CALL: The Ferguson Decision highlights a house divided

Today, police officers in the United States may, with impunity, murder members of the public, especially people of color, and to get away with it. All they have to say is that they feared for their lives. But what is left every time no justice is sought in these cases is a segment of society that feels they have no choice but to take matters into their own hands. […]