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New Orleans Mayoral Race

On Losing in New Orleans

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

We ran a campaign for change. Change comes through the efforts of citizens who sacrifice for our country, our communities, and our causes. Sometimes we will enjoy great victories and other times painful losses, but the work still calls out to us.

New Orleans Deserves the Best

Melissa Harris-Lacewell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Harris-Lacewell

I believe that New Orleans deserves much better. I believe New Orleans can be a world-class city. But it must have world-class leadership.

New Orleans Mayoral Candidate Blocks Streetcar Line With Wheelchair

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"Who Dat say Dey Can't Ride Dem Cars", "Let My People Ride" and "Paint a Red One Green" were the chants as New Orleans mayoral candidate Jonah Bascle...

Can a Social Justice Candidate Win an Election in the New New Orleans?

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

Outside of New Orleans, progressives and liberals are excited about James Perry. But in New Orleans, the candidate seems relatively unknown.

Martin Luther King, Jr: A True Servant Leader

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

New Orleans needs more than a new person in office; it needs a whole new style of leadership, a new direction and a fresh start.

It's Time to be Honest About Race in New Orleans

James Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Perry

I am the only candidate for mayor whose career has been devoted to fairness, justice, and common ground, not to politics, profit, and personal gain.