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There are good reasons Black people don’t trust health institutions, but...

By Maurice Sholas, M.D., Ph.D.   “To make people trust, you need to become trustworthy….  I think if…communities were engaged in conversation... people would know:  ‘You...

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...

What is a modRNA vaccine and is it safe?

by Trish Zornio, Colorado Newsline December 16, 2020 The first COVID-19 vaccine is now authorized for emergency distribution, yet only 58% of Americans are willing to...

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...

Northeast Louisiana was suffering before the pandemic and is in more...

By Jan Moller and Kristen Lewis Louisiana has had a year unlike any other. The Covid-19 virus has killed more than 6,500 Louisianians, sickened hundreds...

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...

The complicated legacy of the Pilgrims is finally coming to light...

Peter C. Mancall, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage to Plymouth will be celebrated on both...

Guest Column: LSU has good sexual misconduct policies. It needs to...

Caroline Schroeder participated anonymously in a USA Today investigation into how sexual misconduct complaints are handled at LSU. While in school, Schroeder reported another...

Louisiana media fails to do its job when it comes to...

Monday’s blockbuster report in USA Today about LSU’s mishandling of sexual abuse cases by athletes and others was appalling on many levels. No young...

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