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BLM Storms New Orleans’ Jackson Monument, Demands Removal

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Activists with Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the organization Take ‘Em Down NOLA stormed the French Quarter’s iconic monument to President Andrew Jackson, demanding it be removed from the public square.

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New Orleans Begins Removing Civil War-Era Monuments

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.

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6 Shot in New Orleans after City Expands Gun-Free Zones

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Six individuals were shot, leaving one dead in New Orleans, Louisiana outside of a convenience store after the City recently expanded “gun-free zones” to now include public parks and recreation facilities.

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Roland Martin Highlights America’s School Choice ‘Revolution’ 10 Years After Katrina

The African-American centric news network TV One recently recognized the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by examining the school choice explosion that has rewritten the history of New Orleans’ once failing school system with a special entitled, The New Orleans Charter School Revolution: Ten Years After Katrina — A Parent’s Story.

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Confederate Flag First, Fleur-De-Lis Next?

Now that the Confederate flag has been used as an excuse to eviscerate the history of the South, others are looking to destroy more symbols that are part of the region’s history, including Louisiana’s fleur-de-lis.

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Gun Crime Soaring in These Democrat-Run Cities

On July 9, USA Today ran a column focused on soaring gun crime in Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee, New Orleans, and St. Louis. The common denominator in all five cities?—decades of Democrat mayoral leadership.