Seating Black judges: Supreme Court finds intentional discrimination in Terrebonne parish

Plaintiffs filed the lawsuit to force the creation of a majority-Black single-member district that will provide them and other Black voters in Terrebonne with a chance to have a say-so as to who serves them on the 32nd JDC.

Jackson’s anti-abortion bill to become law

Governor Jindal recently went to social media to show support for HB388 by State Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe). HB388, called the anti-abortion bill, received overwhelming support. The bill could result in effectively shut down four of the state’s five abortion clinics by requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals–among other … Continue reading

Melissa Harris-Perry to Bobby Jindal: ‘You Don’t Seem To Give A Damn’

Tulane Professor and Weekend Host Melissa Harris Perry Calls Out Jindal in MSNBC ‘Letter’ (Melissa Harris-Perry is host of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry.” The show airs on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 AM to 11 AM Central Time. Harris-Perry is also professor of political science at Tulane University, where she is founding director of the Anna … Continue reading