Almost two years after Baton Rouge officers shot and killed Alton Sterling, the attorney general has decided not to pursue charges against the officers. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has decided not to charge two white Baton Rogue police officers after the fatal shooting of Sterling in July, 2016. Sterling’s death, captured on video sparked […]
The Associated Press reported Tuesday (May 2nd) that The Justice Department had decided not to bring any federal charges against two white Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers in the killing last July of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, who was black. Sterling was killed during a struggle with the two officers outside a Baton Rouge convenience store […]
2016 is a year that will be memorable for many, but in all the wrong ways. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the first reality TV star and the first woman to win the nomination of their respective parties, clashed all year over just about everything. Still, given Trump’s racist rhetoric, the violence at his rallies […]
Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.
President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.
In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.
Cameron Sterling appeared at the Teen Choice Awards last night to promote gun violence awareness.
Legendary Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield is one of the stars in Greenleaf, airing on OWN on Wednesday nights. She’s from Baton Rouge and on a recent visit home, spoke to the Aunt of Alton Sterling. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in Greenleaf, how her hometown is recovering since […]
Tensions between players and the organization rose throughout the month of July after the Minnesota Lynx wore Black shirts stitched with the words, “Change starts with us. Justice & Accountability,” written in white on the front.
Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.
The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.