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Baton Rouge Louisiana

Civil Unrest Is America's Problem

Audrey Hayworth | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Audrey Hayworth

Our job as mothers, fathers, and parents, is to be their first teacher and their first leader educating them on privilege and race relations.

White America, Wake The F*ck Up. The Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile ARE Your Problem.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Jesse Damiani

As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.

What It's Like to be Gay In the State of Duck Dynasty (Hint: It's Very, Very Bad)

R. Kyle Alagood | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
R. Kyle Alagood

Phil is not just some redneck who got rich and made it on television. He's the rule here in Louisiana, not the exception.

St. George and Its Dragons: A Fiery National Discussion

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Aryanna Prasad

After studying Louisiana poverty in university, I hold a different view, and I was ready to slay St. George before it could materialize. Admittedly, I did not know its context, but I saw this same dilemma play out across the state.

Richer White People In Greater Baton Rouge Seek To Secede From Poorer Black Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In what began as a push to set up an independent public school district, the Village St. George community in Louisiana has now gathered almost half th...

Trymaine Lee

Former Prisoner Receives Polk Award

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

At a podium inside the Roosevelt Hotel last week, Wilbert Rideau, 69, stood before an audience of academics and journalists, as he prepared to deliver...