Slave Rebellion to be Reenacted
Artist Dread Scott organized hundreds in Louisiana for a two-day event that will re-imagine the largest revolt of enslaved people in American history.
Black Woman Judge Under Attack for Calling Out Racism
Lori Landry, the first Black woman elected to Louisiana’s 16th Judicial District, is being called unfit to judge for saying that Black people are unfairly treated in the legal system. But her supporters aren’t having it.
SCOTUS To Hear Case That Could Dismantle Roe v. Wade
“Access to abortion is hanging by a thread in this country, and this case is what could snap that thread.”
Cancer Alley Residents Stop New Chemical Plant From Opening
A lawsuit and protests pushed a Chinese petrochemical firm to withdraw its approved application to build in Louisiana.
Louisiana Activists to Chemical Plant: 'Stop Poisoning Black People'
Cancer Alley activists travel to Japan to confront Denka, the company that is currently killing them.
Inside a Louisiana Town's Fight Against Environmental Racism
Reserve, located in “Cancer Alley,” is the focus of a year-long investigative series by The Guardian.
SCOTUS To Make Landmark Decision on Abortion This Week
The conservative majority Court could effectively overturn Roe v. Wade as it rules on a Louisiana law.
John Legend On The 120-Year-Old Law That Still Oppresses Black Louisianians
“Ending the 10-2 jury rule in Louisiana will not solve the issue of mass incarceration or dismantle White supremacy, but it will deal a significant blow to both.”
WATCH: Robert Taylor Battles Chemical Plant in 'Breathing While Black'
The 77-year-old man’s majority Black hometown—Reserve, Louisiana—carries a cancer risk more than 700 times the national average.
Judge's Order Derails Plans to Complete Bayou Bridge Pipeline
The pipeline is slated to run through St. James Parish, an area with a high number of oil refineries—and residents afflicted with cancer.
Appeals Court to Decide if Bayou Bridge Pipeline Construction Can Continue
It’s owned by same company as the Dakota Access pipeline.
Hazardous Chemicals Released Into Air Following Hurricane-Related Refinery Accidents in Houston
ExxonMobil acknowledged that two of its refineries were damaged, and there was an unrelated pipeline leak.
READ: In Southern Louisiana, A Question of Whether to Stay or Go
Climate change has hit the region hard, and residents must answer an urgent question.
New Louisiana Anti-Pipeline Camp Increases Security by Requiring Water Protector Application
The vetting process is intended to keep out infiltrators and protect camp occupiers.
Alton Sterling's Family Sues Baton Rouge, Police Department for Wrongful Death
The Department of Justice did not file criminal charges against officer Blake Salamoni, who killed Sterling outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.
ICYMI: Prayer and Resistance Camp Launches in Louisiana to Challenge Pipeline Connected to DAPL
The Bayou Bridge Pipeline would transport North Dakota’s crude oil to refineries and facilities in Louisiana.
What the Numbers Tell Us About Tropical Storm Cindy
It’s hitting an area with a high concentration of Black people.
A Louisiana Parish Just Received $45 Million To Help Rebuild From the BP Oil Spill
Plaquemines Parish still deals with the impact of the 2010 accident, and experts have differing ideas on how the money can best help the community.
LISTEN: Louisiana Tribes Losing Their Traditional Food in Face of Climate Change
Sinking land and rising sea waters are forcing people off their land and destroying the means to raise cattle.
Worker Missing in Louisiana Pipeline Explosion Assumed Dead
It took four days for responders to extinguish the blaze caused by the accident.