An outspoken white supremacist group with a following of more than 30,000 people is boosting Facebook posts that promote New Orleans mayoral candidate Desiree Charbonnet. Her campaign is aware but has yet to repudiate the man behind the organization or his hate group.
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Roy: “What worries me about the state of the City and our state of this state, and really that of our nation: division. We can defeat division with not otherness but togetherness. I am asking you all to engage in an individual commitment to not be us and them.”
There is a special irony to Whittington’s manufactured outrage. His decision hurts Dallas Hixson, a fellow Louisiana Republican and prominent donor, the most.
In the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and officers Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson, I encountered some who lamented, “This is not who we are.” My response was simply, “This is exactly who we are.”
State Sen. Conrad Appel is an outspoken critic of trial lawyers. And yet he may be the legislature’s most prolific plaintiff.
But a wealthy businessman publicly undermining the civil justice system is not only hypocritical; it’s dangerous for our democracy and our environment.
The U.S. Chamber survey, which has been widely criticized for its sloppy and misleading methodology, has nothing to do with ensuring justice. Quite the opposite.
These monuments don’t belong where people of all races go to seek justice, fairness and equality, because we all can agree that the Confederacy never stood for that.
How a racist teenager at LSU became the most influential white nationalist in the country and nearly the most powerful man in Louisiana.
There are more than 72,000 Louisianians on probation and parole who are banned by state law from exercising their citizenship in the voting booth. Can it be right for these “returning citizens” to remain disenfranchised indefinitely?
Baton Rouge police union liaison John Delgado referred to beneficiaries of B.R.A.V.E. funding as “young gang-bangers” after a contentious Metro Council meeting. The lack of attention to his comments highlights the city’s large racial divide.