Public Outcry as St. James Parish Council Votes Against Solar Farm; Community Voices Silenced

June 20, 2024

St. James Parish, LA — The Louisiana Bucket Brigade and Inclusive Louisiana are denouncing the St. James Parish Council’s decision yesterday to vote against the proposed solar farm in the 6th District. The groups say the decision exacerbates a glaring disparity in the protection and prioritization of community health and environmental justice in the parish. The […]

The Significance of Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Resilience

June 19, 2024

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, marks a pivotal moment in American history—the end of slavery in the United States. This holiday commemorates the day in 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced the freedom of enslaved African Americans, more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. […]

Many Voters Unhappy As 1st Presidential Debate Nears

June 17, 2024

Millions of Americans will be glued to their screens on Thursday, June 27th when President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump face off in Atlanta for the first televised debate of the 2024 presidential election cycle. The 90-minute debate will air live on CNN with hosts Jake Tapper and Dana Bash. Three other declared […]

Weekly Horoscope // June 17th – June 23rd

June 17, 2024

Be sure to check your Sun, Moon, and Rising signs for maximum accuracy! Aries: You may be feeling like a bit of a homebody as Venus, Mercury, and the Sun all enter your 4th house of home this week. Now is a great time to catch up on housework and to spend some time decorating […]

Celebrating Fathers on Father’s Day: The Ever-Changing Role of Fathers in Today’s World

June 16, 2024

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the irreplaceable role that fathers play in the lives of their children and the stability of the family unit. Throughout history, fathers have been pillars of strength, wisdom, and support, shaping the future through their dedication and love. The Historical Role of Fathers Over centuries, fathers have been […]

EPA Honors Area Environmental Justice Pioneer Dr. Beverly Wright

May 31, 2024

Dr. Beverly Wright, founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ) was honored at the grand opening of the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Museum and Education Center on May 21.  In a prepared statement Wright said she was deeply honored to be recognized in the permanent exhibit at the […]

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