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Derek Chauvin verdict is not justice, it’s accountability — and we...

It took about 10 hours for a jury to convict former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd, but we should not...

Supreme Court ruling may doom more Louisiana juveniles to permanent imprisonment...

Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling that mandatory sentences of life without parole for juvenile defendants don’t jibe with the Eighth Amendment’s ban...

The tireless protesting that followed the murder of George Floyd should...

As we write this on Tuesday, April 20, we are filled with many emotions -- and even an emptiness.  We have a feeling of...

LGBTQ protections are already scarce in Louisiana; Legislature seeks to make...

Louisiana is a state of “no” when it comes to protecting the LGBTQ community. No ban on housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and...

Losing mothers and their babies remains a big problem in Louisiana...

Motorists in Baton Rouge may have seen a billboard on I-12 depicting a balding White man holding open his shirt to reveal a long...

A racially and culturally diverse teacher workforce benefits all of Louisiana...

“I am a teacher.” My husband, Keith, would proclaim his occupation to whomever he met. It was his badge of honor, his passion, his calling....

The novel coronavirus has no politics, but people threatened by it...

It is accepted as a truism in the public health world that health information should be communicated to the public by someone other than...

Trans Day of Visibility offers chance for community to stand in...

Visibility within the transgender community is often a Catch-22, especially for trans people of color, or those living in rural, conservative areas. Hiding one’s...

Louisiana Republicans need to admit their complaint about Dominion voting machines...

“ince (Sidney) Powell began her media blitz, state legislators in various states in which Dominion has contracts—including Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Pennsylvania—have stated...

Keep your masks on, and give me some space, please;...

To wear or not to wear a mask, why is this still a question? As much as we want our lives to return to normal,...

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