In New Orleans, Leah Chase‘s name was synonymous with her famed Dooky Chase restaurant. With being a civil rights activist who housed hundreds of individuals in the movement right above her kitchen. A matriarch with a warm smile and affection for anyone who came her way, Chase was seen as a mentor and most importantly, a […]
Antoine Edwards, 31, was booked and charged with second-degree murder in the July 31 shooting that claimed the lives of Joshua and Ryan "Rudy" Johnson.
A federal appeals court allows New Orleans to remove three prominently displayed Confederate monuments.
On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]
The city of New Orleans announced a $13.3 million settlement stemming from several police brutality cases in the weeks before and after Hurricane Katrina.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to settle several long-standing civil rights claims against the city over several notorious episodes of police violence in the days after Hurricane Katrina 11 years ago.
A city contractor in New Orleans was the victim of a vicious vandalism attack after he discovered that his $200,000 Lamborghini was set ablaze. Although police didn’t officially make the connection, it is believed that the vehicle was torched because the contractor was hired to remove a series of statues related to the Confederacy. HuffPost Black […]