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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections to increase Black voting power. As a result, Louisiana’s November congressional elections will be held using a Republican-drawn map with white majorities in five of six districts. The high court’s ruling […]

MiSTERS at Grambling State University’s Call Me MiSTER conference pose together for a group shot. (Photo by Carlton Hamlin/University Communications) University Communications   Grambling State University joined educators and young black men majoring in education from GSU and colleges across the country to attend the Louisiana “Call Me MiSTER” conference last week heading into the holiday […]

MiSTERS at Grambling State University’s Call Me MiSTER conference pose together for a group shot. (Photo by Carlton Hamlin/University Communications) University Communications   Grambling State University joined educators and young black men majoring in education from GSU and colleges across the country to attend the Louisiana “Call Me MiSTER” conference last week heading into the holiday […]

The heavily industrialized stretch of the Mississippi River extending from Baton Rouge to south of New Orleans accounts for more than half of the state’s greenhouse gas footprint some years, according to a new analysis. The paper, still undergoing peer review, found that, in any given year, the small sliver of Louisiana produces anywhere from […]

Justices nix 2nd mostly Black district in Louisiana for 2022  Denton Record Chronicle Source link

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections to increase Black voting power. As a result, Louisiana’s November congressional elections will be held using a Republican-drawn map with white majorities in five of six districts. […]

A divided US Supreme Court reinstated a Republican-drawn congressional map in Louisiana for this year’s election, blocking a trial judge’s order that required a second majority-Black voting district. Over the dissents of the three liberal justices, the court granted a request by state officials who sought intervention on an emergency basis. The majority gave no […]

Updated June 28, 2022 at 6:03 PM ET The U.S. Supreme Court has put a temporary hold on a lower court’s order for the creation of a second majority Black congressional district in Louisiana. The order by the high court, released Tuesday with dissents from the three liberal justices, comes after the lower court found […]


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