That is all you hear. Where does it stop, when will it stop and who makes it so? The African- Americans are more racial than anybody in our society, yet there is racism on every issue. I just wonder where will it stop. I just got back from a trip up in Montana, South Dakota and didn’t see one black person.
When I served as secretary of state back in the 1980s, I would often make fun of my friend, Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman. If he were in attendance at a gathering, I would tell the crowd that I knew what the lieutenant governor did all day.
The Hatch Act of 1939, officially titled “An Act to Prevent Political Activities,” is a United States federal law that prohibits federal employees from certain forms of political activity. A 1940 amendment extended the act to include certain employees of state and local governments whose positions are primarily paid for by federal dollars.
"We've had several calls with the rating agencies over the past few months, and we were hopeful after our discussions that we would see an improvement," said Treasurer Schroder. "The better our ratings, the cheaper it is for the state to borrow money to pay for infrastructure and other projects.
On Tuesday, Caddo District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. sentenced 40-yearold George Benjamin Franklin to five years at hard labor with the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence following his June 27 conviction of failure to register as a sex offender.
Investigators with the Violent Crimes Bureau worked through the night combing through evidence and interviewing witnesses. Through their investigation, they learned that Freddy Daniels was the alleged suspect in a number of thefts from a home in the 4300 block of Long Street.
Craft also wants a more thorough check of businesses after hours. Rather than just driving by, he wants officers to check the doors, increase patrols throughout the neighborhoods and enforce the juvenile curfew laws..
According to the May 15 guilty plea, a Louisiana State Police trooper stopped Rich’s vehicle May 3 near the intersection of Interstate 220 and Louisiana Highway 80. The trooper searched the vehicle and found a semi-automatic handgun, 141.3 grams of methamphetamine, 36.
We all know that there is a crisis in the Catholic Church right now. Allegations of sexually abusive clergy are pouring in worldwide. Unfortunately, the roots of this terrible tragedy engulfing the Catholic Church have strong ties to the Bayou Sate.
Jackson previously worked for former Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover, and then for Mayor Ollie Tyler for a few months before being terminated. From there, Jackson went to DRCHC. Reportedly, Glover helped him get this job; Jackson is a selfproclaimed protégé of Glover.