New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana

Vanishing Pearls director Nailah Jefferson restores black fishers deleted from the BP oil spill saga.

Louisiana School Psychologist: 'Young Black Thugs Who Won't Follow the Law Need to Be Put Down'

“Young Black Thugs who won’t follow the law need to be put down not incarcerated. Put down like the Dogs they are!” read one tweet made by Mark Traina, the Jefferson Parish school psychologist, who has worked with alternative schools and in central administration.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Wins Landslide Re-Election

The country’s first Indian American governor wins his re-election bid in Louisiana. Some say the White House is the next stop.

Dispatch From Angola: Faith-Based Slavery in a Louisiana Prison

Angola is the largest maximum-security prison in the country. At least 90 percent of its inmates will die there. And Evangelical Warden Burl Cain has made sure their lives look as much like “slavery times” as possible.

Bobby Jindal's Plan to Privatize Health Insurance for 250,000 Workers

Will Louisiana Gov. Jindal’s health care privatization scheme turn into the next big-business scandal for the GOP?

Gov. Bobby Jindal's Potentially Self-Destructive Support of Birther Bill

But would he be keeping himself off of his own state ballot?

Federal Civil Rights Suit Challenges Louisiana's Felony Sex Work Law

Jordan Flaherty follows up on last year’s report of an archaic anti-gay law that puts sex workers in child molestation registries.