Michael Eric Dyson explains why his new book is so vital in our current political, racial and social climate.
2016 is a year that will be memorable for many, but in all the wrong ways. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the first reality TV star and the first woman to win the nomination of their respective parties, clashed all year over just about everything. Still, given Trump’s racist rhetoric, the violence at his rallies […]
Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.
President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.
In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.
Legendary Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield is one of the stars in Greenleaf, airing on OWN on Wednesday nights. She’s from Baton Rouge and on a recent visit home, spoke to the Aunt of Alton Sterling. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in Greenleaf, how her hometown is recovering since […]
The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.
Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.
The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.
Justin Bamberg, a Democratic member of the House of Representatives and the Lawyer representing the family of Alton Sterling talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the latest standing in the Sterling case and the most recent shooting in Baton Rouge that left 3 officers dead. “This is heartbreaking. We’ve called for peaceful protest […]