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A Louisiana doctor has been identified as the man who allegedly attacked a female student-athlete at Southern University. According to WBRZ News, the woman’s attacker has been identified as 54-year-old Shane McKinney, a Baton Rouge, LA pediatrician. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, McKinney was arrested and charged with simple battery. The physician’s arrest comes just one…

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Louisiana state Rep. Edward James, also known as Ted James, just beat his battle with the novel coronavirus. Rolling out spoke with the active 38-year-old about how COVID-19 has impacted his life and about health disparities in the Black community. How did you know that you had COVID-19? I had a colleague who had been hospitalized,…

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Two Louisiana police officers received the harshest administrative penalty after suggesting that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) should be assassinated for a statement she did not make. Former officer Charlie Rispoli was immediately fired for advocating violence after responding to a fake headline from satirical website snopes.com. The website said Ocasio-Cortez stated: “We pay soldiers too…

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Sadie Roberts-Joseph, the beloved community activist who founded the African-American History Museum in Baton Rouge, Lousiana, was murdered by suffocation, according to the local coroner’s office. According to Buzzfeed News, who contacted the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office, Roberts-Joseph died from “traumatic asphyxia, including suffocation,” according to the preliminary autopsy results. Roberts-Joseph’s death has…

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Police have nabbed a suspect in the burning of Black churches in Louisiana and it has caused shock waves. Authorities arrested the son of a local deputy, Holden Matthews, 21. The burned churches are located in Opelousas and the Point Barre area of St. Landry Parish. Matthews is being accused of setting fire to three…

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