"We cannot excuse the suffering of marginalized people as a matter of fate; it is a matter of political will," says Ashley Shelton, executive director of the Power Coalition for Equality and Justice.
Louisiana Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case Of Man Serving Life For Allegedly Stealing Hedge Clippers
In a lone dissent, the only Black justice wrote a blistering rebuke of the court's decision.
Bridgette Digerolamo reportedly became angry at vehicles driving through high waters on her street, which then flooded her home.
As racial tensions continue to rise, a group of Black men from Sleep Is for the Rich Gun Club are vowing to protect Black women.
Antoinette Franklin, 86, and her three sons, Herman, 71; Timothy, 61 and Anthony Sr. 59 all died within 10 days of each other.
Pastor Tony Spell continues to welcome congregants into Life Tabernacle Church despite warnings from local and state officials.
ESSENCE 'Pipeline Initiative' Returns To Provide More Opportunities For Black-Owned Businesses In Louisiana
Team ESSENCE is furthering its commitment to enabling sustainable opportunities for wealth creation for Black women and their communities.
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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner claims that the city, local police and others conspired against her in a new civil rights lawsuit.
“Based on all evidence reviewed, it is my firm opinion that no crime was committed by the officer, as his actions constituted justifiable homicide," DA Schuyler Marvin wrote in a letter sent to Bossier Police Chief Shane McWilliams on Monday.
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Gretna, Louisiana, police officer Charles Rispoli, who wrote the post, and officer Angelo Varisco, who liked the message, were both fired on Monday.
Gretna, Louisiana Police internal affairs office is expected to look into the Facebook post that Officer Charlie Rispoli made.
Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, a convicted sex offender, is facing charges of first-degree murder in the death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signaled that he would break party stance and sign the bill into law if it crosses his desk.
The FBI is now involved in the investigation of fires at three Black Baptist churches, which officials have called "suspicious."
Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome Is Working To Put All Her Constituents On The Path To Success
In Louisiana's capital city, programs and policies are being created to strengthen families and help residents prosper.