If the Democratic Party truly cares about improving education, reducing poverty, reforming the criminal justice system, confronting racism, saving the environment, protecting against institutionalized discrimination, guaranteeing the First Amendment, and eliminating the scourge of political corruption, then it needs to put its money where its mouth is.
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In the prologue to his compelling and evocative new memoir, former Louisiana Gov. Roemer candidly opens up about how his life has changed since suffering a stroke three years ago and why he was inspired to share the stories of his childhood home in south Bossier Parish.
As exemplified in the current debate over a courthouse monument, the failure to confront Shreveport’s brutal past still haunts the final capital city of the Confederacy to acknowledge defeat.
In an extended interview, Donna Brazile talks about her faith in the future of Louisiana, about the Alabama senate race, about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and about some of the internal decisions made by the Clinton campaign that may have cost the Democratic nominee the election, which she details in “Hacks,” her controversial new memoir.
In 2017, former Congressman William Jennings “Dollar Bill” Jefferson is a living, breathing cautionary tale.
For the last two and a half years, Traigle has been living in Charlotte, North Carolina. A man who once seemed to be everywhere in Baton Rouge suddenly vanished and, until now, hasn’t spoken to anyone in the Louisiana media.
For 74 years, a full-length movie, shot in color, had been hidden away in the library of First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, uncovered only once during the mid-1980s and then lost again, until now.
An exclusive interview with Louis Michot, the lead singer and fiddle player for the Lost Bayou Ramblers, who, earlier this week, were nominated for their second Grammy Award.
On Saturday, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their historic win, Louisiana’s James Carville moderated a robust discussion with President Bill Clinton and Secretary ...
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