The problem with Adrian Perkins and the neutered Black mayor

Adrian Perkins was riding high three years ago when he defeated the incumbent to become mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana. He was in his early 30s having announced his candidacy while still a student at Harvard Law School. The city’s Black majority was optimistic, but when it comes to police brutality, it seems the former West […]

FBI, ATF, and DEA called in after Black postal worker shot in Shreveport

The city of Shreveport, Louisiana is in shock after the senseless killing of a postal worker making his morning deliveries. Antonio Williams, 52, was shot in the chest on Saturday, June 22, by a man identified as Michael Gentry. Police have stated that there was no indication that the two men had any dispute before […]

Update: Liquor thief turns herself in after video goes viral

The woman who was caught on film brazenly stealing liquor has turned herself into police. Sekonie Jones, 37, surrendered herself at the Shreveport City jail late Thursday night, according to KTBS News. Jones was charged with theft and her bond was set at $1K. This is not the first arrest for Jones, according to police […]

Woman steals 18 bottles of liquor in minutes (video)

One woman in Shreveport, Louisiana took shoplifting to an extreme. Police have released surveillance video of a woman in a liquor store casually stealing 18 bottles of liquor. Somehow, she is able to find a hiding place for the various sized bottles of premium booze. Before she leaves the store, she does pay for one […]

Thomas Miles Sr. lynching: Google’s $1M donation amplifies racial justice

In 2015, Equal Justice Initiative received a $1 million grant from Google.org to help fund the From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration Museum, as well as its Memorial to Peace and Justice. After the grant was made, EJI and Google.org looked for further ways to work together. EJI’s recently published 80-page report, “Lynching in America: Confronting […]

Trey Songz to Star in ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D’

Singer Trey Songz is no stranger to belting out hits and, now, the R&B heartthrob is gearing up to stretch his talents as a star in Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D, an upcoming remake of Tobe Hooper’s classic 1974 slasher flick. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Songz will play the male lead and boyfriend of previously […]