Most Recent Deaths At East Baton Rouge Jail Could Have Been Avoided

By Teresa Matthew, -

Paul Cleveland once showed up at his niece’s door with a pork roast because he was worried she had run out of groceries. He had an extra mobile home on his property, and would let near-strangers [...]

Alton Sterling’s Family Demands Action From Baton Rouge Officials

By David Lohr, -

By David Lohr for The Huffington Post - Alton Sterling’s frustrated family members and their supporters confronted Baton Rouge officials this week, demanding an update in the nearly 3-month-old [...]

Baton Rouge Police Sued Over Arrest Of Peaceful Protesters

By Robert Mackey, -

By Robert Mackey for The Intercept - THE BATON ROUGE Police Department and state law enforcement officials were sued in federal court on Wednesday for violating the First Amendment rights of [...]

Baton Rouge Police Sued Over Violent Actions Against Protesters

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadow Proof - In the aftermath of the police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, police officers clad in military gear attacked nonviolent protesters while [...]

Baton Rouge, Minneapolis And Dallas Through A Father’s Eyes

By Terrance Heath, -

By Terrance Heath for Moyers and Company - The horrors we witnessed in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis and Dallas are rooted in racism that has haunted our families for generations, and is perhaps at [...]

ACLU Sues Baton Rouge Police Department

By Staff, -

By Staff of Ebony - Louisiana state police and Baton Rouge law enforcement officials are being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and four other social justice groups for violating [...]