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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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Keith E. Gammage is an Atlanta native and the solicitor general of Fulton County. He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As the solicitor general, his office prosecutes misdemeanor offenses, including domestic violence, cruelty to children, impaired driving, elder abuse, and animal cruelty. Since taking office in…

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There are only a few Historically Black law schools in America. Despite the fact Kimberly Slay-Holmes had never visited the South,  emphatically, she wanted to attend one for so many reasons: to see people of color, succeed, and to find a network who supported one another. Kimberly fared well from her choice. After fifteen years…

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A tragic shooting at an off campus “house party” has claimed the lives of two Southern University students near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The shooting occurred at an off campus apartment complex known as Cottages Apartments. The complex is part of American Campus Communities, which specializes in housing for college students. According to witnesses, there have…

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Across America, many historically black colleges and universities are having a rough time making it. The most recent added to this list is the historic Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. Still trying to recover from the impact of Hurricane Katrina, the campus is plagued with water-damaged and gutted buildings. Now the university has to…

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Southern University has fired Athletic Director Greg LaFleur. A reverse sting operation conducted last Sunday by Houston police has the 52-year-old LaFleur charged with allegedly soliciting prostitution from an undercover police officer. Southern’s athletic director for six years, the Ville Platte, La., native and LSU star former NFL tight end was released Monday on $500…

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