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  1. Jefferson Davis Statue Finally Comes Down in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | NewsOne

    Masked crews worked in the dark Thursday to remove the monument to the former Confederate president, which had been up for 106 years, reports WWL-4 New Orleans . The Jefferson Davis Memorial, erected in 1911, is the second of four monuments slated to come down.


  2. New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | NewsOne

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the city was taking a step toward a better future and making right what has been wrong. ew Orleans axed the first of several White supremacist symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South Monday, reports The Associated Press .


  3. Never Can Say Goodbye: Barack Will Always Be My PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | NewsOne

    President Obama will still be president and the first Black first family will always live at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. However, a small dose of reality came my way as I read a heartfelt good bye note from the desk of my friend David Johns , executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. It hit me: President Barack Obama's term is really ending.


  4. Was The Shooting Of Joe McKnight A Case Of Stand-Your-Ground?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | NewsOne

    Police released 54-year-old Ronald Gasser Thursday night, just hours after he gunned down McKnight in an alleged road rage incident in Terrytown, Louisiana just outside of New Orleans. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Gasser and McKnight had a "heated" verbal exchange after one of the men cut the other off in traffic. 1 comment

  5. Watch: HBCU Students Clash With Police At Event With Former KKK MemberRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | NewsOne

    Last night, David Duke made his way over to Dillard University in New Orleans to participate in a debate against other candidates running for a spot on the Louisiana Senate, and his presence was immediately protested. No students or media were allowed inside, a rule that reportedly led to "clashes between protestors of all races and the police who had formed a human wall to block the entrance."


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