New Study Shows Link Between Louisiana Floods and Climate Change
Because of global warming, events like the one that devastated Baton Rouge are 40 percent more likely today than a century ago.
Latest Numbers Show Louisiana Flooding Was Worse Than Initially Thought
Nearly 400,000 people in the Baton Rouge area were affected by the nonstop rainfall—and over one thousand are still in shelters.
President Barack Obama in Baton Rouge Today
The president holds a press conference in Louisiana to further bring the flood crisis to national attention.
6 Die in Louisiana Flooding as Rains Continue
The extreme weather in the southern state has resulted in President Obama declaring it a federal disaster.
Federal Judge Seals Alton Sterling's Autopsy Report
The parish coroner William “Beau” Clark says this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.
Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' Gets Second Season Order, New Trailer
The first season of DuVernay’s family drama series will premiere on OWN this September.
14 Must-Read Reactions to Baton Rouge Police Shooting
Shaun King: “Blaming the #BlackLivesMatter Movement for violence would be like blaming libraries for illiteracy rates or fire departments for fires.”
Feds Will Lead #AltonSterling Investigation, Officers Are Named
Also, in a press conference, Baton Rouge law enforcement confirmed the existence of body-camera footage.
#AltonSterling Numbers You Should Know
Details are still emerging about the July 5 police shooting of the Black father and CD salesman. Here’s what we know, by the numbers.
UPDATED: Bystander Video Captures Baton Rouge Police Fatally Shooting Black CD Salesman #AltonSterling at Point Blank Range
A family mourns and residents protest the July 5 police killing of the 37-year-old father outside of a convenience store.
Louisiana Judge, Facing Federal Lawsuit, Temporarily Stops Jailing People for Minor Fines
The Southern Poverty Law Center alleges that Judge Robert Black is running a “modern-day debtors’ prison.”
Louisiana Governor Expected to Sign 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill
If signed, it would make killing police officers and other first responders a hate crime.
READ: Killer Mike, Scholars Allege Racist Prosecutorial Misconduct in Louisiana Rapper's Case
The “Run The Jewels” rapper co-wrote a new piece for The Huffington Post that says McKinley “Mac” Phipps’ trial for manslaughter reflects larger criminal justice issues.
Bobby Jindal Calls Donald Trump 'A Wake-Up Call' for Republican Party
“Voters are angry and frustrated and, in some part, the Republican Party deserves some of that frustration,” the former Republican presidential candidate said on ”Meet the Press.”
Court Ruling Effectively Closes All But One Abortion Clinic in Louisiana
A lower court previously ruled the state’s law unconstitutional.
State Governors Defy President, Attempt to Forbid Syrian Refugees
Governors of Michigan, Texas, Alabama and other states seek to prevent Syrian refugee settlement following the Paris bombings.
STUDY: In Louisiana, Death Penalty Reserved Almost Exclusively for Cases with White Victims
Someone who kills a white woman is 48 times more likely to be executed than someone who kills a black man.
New Website Highlights Plight of Black New Orleans a Decade After Katrina
KatrinaTruth.org examines the lives of black NOLA residents post-Katrina.
'Vanishing Pearls' in Theaters Soon
The documentary tells the story of Louisiana’s black oystermen following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Herman Wallace Dies Three Days After Being Released From Solitary
After spending more than 40 years in solitary confinement, Herman Wallace died today at age 71.