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.
President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.
The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.
Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.
The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.
"I don't know." That's the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.
On Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the violent acts committed by Johnson and Long and what is causing these men to commit such heinous acts against police officers.
Hundreds, including Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton, gathered at Southern University to pay their respects to the slain man.
Obama addressed the group, saying, "Not only are there very real problems, but there are still deep divisions about how to solve these problems."