Probation services for youth in Louisiana’s Juvenile Justice system are on the chopping block. If hit with an $11 million cut outlined in the current budget, Deputy Secretary James Bueche says his department would be forced to layoff more than 100 employees who work with kids on probation.
When Americans are taught the story of school desegregation, they learn about the 1954 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. The Board of Education . But much of the work of desegregation happened outside the courtroom. Black children, some as young as six, put their bodies on the line every time they entered a white school, and nearly all of them were girls.
Updated at 4:28 p.m. ET A Justice Department watchdog on Thursday criticized former FBI Director James Comey for violating long-standing department guidelines and mishandling the Hillary Clinton email investigation in 2016. The probe by Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz has already prompted reassignments and departures at the highest levels of the FBI. Former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe abruptly left the bureau in January , as watchdogs raced to finish their report, and later was fired...
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THE READING LIFE
This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Teresa Toulouse and Barbara Ewell, co-editors of “Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans," which includes essays by such notable writers as Carrie Bernhard, Scott Bernhard, Marilyn R. Brown, Richard Campanella, John P. Clark, Joel Dinerstein, Pableaux Johnson, John P. Klingman, Angel Adams Parham, Bruce Boyd Raeburn, Ruth Salvaggio, Christopher Schaberg, and Beth Willinger . ” We’ll also hear from novelist Caleb Johnson about his...