The sheriff of Bossier Parish, La., has decided to boycott his local Ford dealership because he doesn’t like that the automaker advertises with the NFL while players continue their protests against police brutality and black oppression.
In case you ever wondered about the way (some) correctional officers see their inmates, I lead you no further than to Caddo Parish, La., Sheriff Steve Prator, who is ranting and raging mad about new criminal-justice reform laws that will go into effect next month—because it will mean getting rid of cheap labor.
A federal judge in Louisiana is looking to dismiss a second lawsuit that was filed against Black Lives Matter and some of its leaders, unless prosecutors can actually prove why he shouldn’t.
When students from a majority-black Louisiana school decided to kneel while the national anthem played at a predominantly white high school’s homecoming football game, opposing fans, and even a referee, booed the students and used racial slurs, according to multiple people in attendance.
What is the First Amendment? Seems as if Parkway High School in Bossier Parish, La., may need a refresher because the principal of that school just issued a letter to parents Thursday saying that students will be suspended (and/or ultimately removed) from sports teams if they attempt to demonstrate in any way during…
New Orleans rapper Michael “Mystikal” Tyler has been indicted on charges of rape and kidnapping in an alleged 2016 incident.
Suspected racist killer Kenneth Gleason is once again back in police custody and is now expected to be booked on multiple charges in connection with two possibly racially motivated killings. Gleason, 23, has also reportedly been connected to a third shooting in which he allegedly shot at the home of a black family,…
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Saturday for a possible connection to two random but linked slayings of pedestrians, which police say were most likely racially motivated.
After already hitting the Houston area with record rainfall and deadly flooding, Harvey is expected to make landfall once again Tuesday night, this time somewhere along the Louisiana border, as residents in the area still look to find help and shelter from the storm.
Here’s a riddle for you: Three young black men are walking alongside a Louisiana road when they get hit by a passing vehicle. Who gets charged?
A Louisiana law-enforcement officer has filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter, accusing the movement and several of its leaders, including DeRay Mckesson, of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s attack on officers in Baton Rouge, La., last summer, leaving three officers dead.
Updated Saturday, July 8, 2017, 11:49 p.m. EDT: A new interview sheds light on the Mamou, La., death of DeJuan Guillory. The interview is with Joe Long, the attorney for DeQuince Brown, who witnessed an Evangeline Parish sheriff’s deputy shoot Guillory in the back on July 6, killing him.
The family of Alton Sterling—a black man who was gunned down on July 5, 2016, by Baton Rouge, La., police—has filed a wrongful death suit against the city, the Baton Rouge Police Department, the police chief and two officers involved in the encounter. The lawsuit claims that the shooting fit a pattern of racist…
The state with the highest incarceration rate in the U.S. just approved a criminal-justice-reform package that is expected to lower its prison population by 10 percent over the next 10 years. Members of the Louisiana Legislature agreed to the package of bills Thursday; the bills will move on to the desk of Gov. John…
A Louisiana man is facing a second-degree murder charge after shooting his wife multiple times after apparently mistaking her for an intruder early Saturday morning.
On Monday the Louisiana House of Representatives held a vote on the city of New Orleans’ removal of monuments to the Confederate States of America, The Advocate reports.
Tragically, yet another young black man has fallen to gun violence.
Students in more than half of Louisiana’s public school districts will still be subject to paddling and spanking in school for misbehavior after the state House on Monday rejected a proposal to ban corporal punishment across the state.
Students at Ben Franklin High School—named Louisiana’s top public high school—ended up having to school a white teacher earlier this week after he apparently thought it was cool to just flagrantly use the n-word because, as he put it, it was a “commoditized word.”