What Does U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy Mean Suggesting Infrastructure Like Roads and Bridges Are a Woman’s Problem?

June 28, 2021

In an interview Sunday morning on NBC’s Meet the Press, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy said infrastructure like roads and bridges is a “woman’s problem” because they do the shopping. Cassidy appeared on the program to show his bipartisan support for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure legislation now pending in the U.S. Senate. “There’s lots to like […]

Claiborne Overpass Construction That Obliterated Historic Black Business District May Get Restitution in Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

April 6, 2021

In the early 1960s, the North Claiborne Avenue that ran through Treme was lined with 300-year-old oak trees. On either side of the avenue were bustling shops, storefronts, and other businesses. The original Circle Food Store, Ernie K. Doe’s Mother-in-law Lounge, and Charbonnet Funeral Home were among dozens of black-owned businesses on this section of […]

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