To her credit, Ollie Tyler has made history — not once, but twice. With the strong backing of civil rights activist Dr. Artis Cash, Tyler became the first black and the first woman to be named superintendent of Caddo schools in 2003.
Hundreds, perhaps thousands of foreign-born U.S. military veterans who have been convicted of crimes and served their time in prison have been deported, despite living legally in the U.S. since childhood. They are dumped in the country of their birth — a country they may have no memory of, where a language they may not understand is spoken.
Signaling a tide change for terminally ill patients, Louisiana will become the second state in just two weeks to allow terminally ill patients to access safe experimental medications that could save their lives today. Gov.r Bobby Jindal (R) will sign the Right to Try Act into law Friday in a signing ceremony at his office.
Recent data on jail inmates from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows the “female inmate population increased 10.9 percent (up 10,000 inmates) between midyear 2010 and 2013, while the male population declined 4.2 percent (down 27,500 inmates).”.
During a rant at Thompson’s Tuesday Morning Breakfast Group, Grigsby used the “N” word and profanity repeatedly, lashing out at the Shreveport City Council, his detractors and at black women. Grigsby called white council members Klansmen and blamed his fee dispute (and subsequent lawsuit) over his fees on one factor and one factor only: his race.
Still, without them, even the blood of Christ within us would soon coagulate from poor circulation. For this reason, James 1: 2- 3 urges us to give thanks for the testing and temptation we encounter. It does not come from God, but it serves Him all the time.
The first chenille bedspreads were made using thick cotton threads, identical to those found in candle wicks. Although the earliest examples of this type of embroidery date back to Colonial America, chenille didn't really become popular until the Victorian era.
Sullum, Parsons and the like refer to government data to prove their point. Well, let’s take a look at how these data are collected. SAM- HSA, which stands for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
You're a small child, maybe 3 years old. Your parents bring you to America from a foreign country. You grow up, go to school, lose whatever smattering of your original language you ever knew, play basketball, graduate from high school and then, in a...