When the Louisiana
State Constitutional Convention was in session, I wrote an open letter to that body pleading for justice for the race.
For hours, in fall days, I watched the ducks cunningly tack and veer and hold the middle of the pond, far from the sportsman; tricks which they will have less need to practise in Louisiana
And before its flow was controlled, the river meandered across the region, spreading its nutrient-rich contents along coastal Louisiana
The EPA estimated that more than 200 sewage treatment plants in Louisiana
, Mississippi, and Alabama were affected, with almost all the plants around New Orleans knocked out of action.
Although scattered throughout the nation, the majority of displaced blacks have relocated to other parts of Louisiana
(primarily Baton Rouge), Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama.
Members of a Louisiana
delegation, on a three-day swing through Los Angeles this week, announced Friday that they have already landed more than $200 million in post-Katrina film and television projects for their state in 2006.
and the Mississippi had long preoccupied the thoughts of Thomas Jefferson, as well.
Would you send an acquisition piece to someone in Louisiana
to help a charity that works nationally or may be based far away when that person might well be only interested in giving to the local community?
Built on the momentum of the national "tough on juvenile crime" wave of the early '90s, the Swanson Correctional Center for Youth (referred to as simply "Tallulah," after the small delta town where it is located) has symbolized for many the intractability of the impoverished, lockdown culture of Louisiana
, the state with the highest incarceration rate in the world.
Several recent developments in Louisiana
Farmer of the Year award was presented to Robert Thevis of Simmesport.
LP), Portland, Oregon, USA, has reached a definitive agreement with Georgia-Pacific (G-P) to transfer ownership of its Texas and Louisiana
plywood mills in exchange for G-P's oriented strand board mill in Woodland, Maine and some additional consideration.
USUALLY FINDS ITSELF AT the bottom of most national rankings lists: 48th in child poverty, 44th in teacher salaries, 50th in state bond ratings, 49th in safe water, etc.
Unless drastic improvements are made soon, geologists predict that the wetlands of Louisiana
-- roughly everything south of Interstate 10 -- will be submerged within a century.
In August 1938, a member of the interracial Louisiana
Farmers' Union (LFU) wrote in a letter to the union office, "My crop is coming along fine.