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If you're a Baton Rouge School Board member, it's a good idea not to be shopping online during a meeting with your constituents. Louisiana's Connie Bernard learned this the hard way when she got dragged for all the filth by an eloquent and fiery Black activist named Gary Chambers Jr.

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.

Plus, Dylann Roof had handwritten list of black churches following massacre and Allen West issues apology for ‘Exterminate Muslims’ post.

The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

Rose believes that the rape accusations caused indelible harm to his image.

Baton Rouge is about to get some much needed help from four powerful women.

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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.

The rapper, who is known for his outspoken and often controversial personality, took to Instagram to reveal what he would do if his children were to experience police brutality.

“I wasn’t afraid,” she says. “I felt disgust at what is being done across the country. At the fact that it’s come this far that we have to take to the streets in protest to demand our safety.”

If you have already participated in protests, or are seriously considering it in the future, there are numerous laws you should become acquainted with to protect your rights, your safety, and the safety of others.