Civil Rights

Hammond City Council votes to remove police chief seen on tape...

HAMMOND — In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Hammond City Council voted to initiate an investigation into the police chief's 2017 beating of a...
LA election plan

Should Louisiana have a special election plan due to coronavirus?

A two-day hearing to decide if the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic warrants an emergency election plan in Louisiana concluded Wednesday after U.S. District Judge...

Emergency election plan courtroom fight begins with plaintiffs winning a battle

Louisiana voters who say they will be disenfranchised by the state’s absence of a pandemic-related emergency election plan will begin making their case to...

FBI investigates beating of Black man by White Hammond police

HAMMOND — The FBI is reinvestigating an alleged police brutality incident that involved Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergeron three years ago. The FBI’s reported...

Prayers lifted up for immigrant workers who helped rebuild New Orleans...

Immigrant activist organizations across New Orleans held a socially distanced prayer service at First Grace United Methodist Church on Friday morning to support immigrant...

‘You just have to act’: Thousands outraged by police brutality rally...

WASHINGTON – On the 57th anniversary of the original March on Washington and in the throes of a pandemic, thousands of demonstrators on Friday...

Federal judge sets Sept. 8 hearing regarding Louisiana’s election plans

Louisiana residents who have accused Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin of disregarding their safety by not creating an...

Veterans and rural residents have a greater dependence on the mail

Jan Stowe, a Vietnam War veteran from Traverse City, Mich., says she was unable to move her head and neck for several days last...

House Democrats pummel postmaster over sharp declines in on-time mail delivery

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy came under heavy fire Monday for withholding key information about delays in the delivery of mail since he...

House passes bill to boost post office funding by $25 billion,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House convened a rare weekend session Saturday in an attempt to stop the U.S. Postal Service from allegedly disrupting mail...

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