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Republican praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more hollow...

There’s a long list of Republicans who ought not part their lips this holiday weekend to praise Martin Luther King Jr., to quote from...

Republicans refusing to acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory must own the insurrectionist...

Rep. Steve Scalise professed to be outraged in August when Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, during an on-camera interview with MSNBC, used...

Read Jarvis DeBerry’s best Illuminator columns of 2020

The June 23, 2020 launch of the Louisiana Illuminator also marked Editor Jarvis DeBerry’s second act as an opinion writer in Louisiana.  DeBerry wrote...

Lake Charles and all of Southwest Louisiana deserve your Christmas generosity

KD Minor’s memories of Christmastime in Calcasieu Parish begin with the smell. “Lots of bonfires,” she said Wednesday. “That smell of burning wood and...

Louisiana’s Republican officials continue seeking praise from one-term, lame-duck president

In the run up to this year’s presidential election, instead of revealing a platform explaining what Republicans stand for, the Republican National Committee stated...

In the case of Ka’Mauri Harrison, it’s the Jefferson Parish School...

The most powerful elected officials in Louisiana rushed to defend 9-year-old Ka’Mauri Harrison when the Jefferson Parish School System suspended him for inadvertently making...

Fairness demands new trials for those convicted by split juries, but...

Margaret Washington said Wednesday evening that she wishes she could have listened in as an Orleans Parish jury in 2015 decided the fate of...

Do you care if you spread COVID-19 to people you don’t...

It’s hard to hold people accountable when they can’t be confronted with the consequences of the harm they cause. That’s one of the most...

Ruling for Gov. Edwards is as much a loss for Jeff...

In an attempt to be cute, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry tweeted Monday that the statute Republicans in the Louisiana House used to order...

Arsonist’s absurd argument that he picked churches made up of wood,...

If a person were to incinerate three Louisiana synagogues, three Louisiana mosques or three Louisiana Kingdom Halls, it would be a safe assumption that...

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