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COVID-19 was never a Black people disease; it was just killing...

“Maybe next time you see Black people in trouble you’ll help. Maybe.” — Richard Pryor, in a 1983 routine recorded at New Orleans’ Saenger...

Key senators predict victory in battle with Trump over renaming military...

WASHINGTON — Key U.S. senators are preparing for battle with the White House over renaming military facilities that honor Confederates — and they’re expecting...

Forty-two percent of Louisiana inmates tested have been positive for COVID-19

Since the beginning of April, Louisiana has tested about 10 percent of the state inmates that reside in the state prison system for COVID-19,...

COVID-19 infections in the prison system concern us all

By Andrea Armstrong At  a July 8 press conference, Dr. Alex Billioux, assistant secretary of health for the Office of Public Health, attempted to explain...

Gov. John Bel Edwards: Louisiana Bars must close and face masks...

Baton Rouge — On one of the worst days in Louisiana's fight with the coronavirus, Gov. John Bel Edwards held a press conference Saturday to...

Conflicting opinions about reopening schools in Louisiana and the U.S.

Across the United States, only 20 percent of parents with school-age children feel comfortable sending their children back to school in August or September,...

COVID-19 health equity task force sends recommendations to Gov. Edwards

After Gov. John Bel Edwards announced in April that 70 percent of Louisianians who had died of COVID-19 were Black, he established the Louisiana...

Judges forcing in-court appearances are violating the law, disability-rights activists say

Concerned about evictions that are already taking place and fearing an overwhelming wave of evictions on the horizon, a collection of civil rights attorneys,...

Louisiana sees largest daily spike in coronavirus cases since April

Louisiana reported its largest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in three months Wednesday (July 1), with more than 2,000 tests for coronavirus coming back...

Louisiana students can expect a test as soon as they return

While four months without school may sound like every elementary school student's dream, it also means that those students will likely have fallen behind...

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