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Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré discusses the aftermath of the historic Louisiana floods.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

On Monday, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now spoke with Quinyetta McMillon, the mother of Sterling's 15-year-old son and their family attorney, Chris Stewart, about the murder of the Baton Rouge native and how the family plans to move forward.

Slain Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson is remembered as a kind man who was troubled by the wave of violence. He crystallized what it's like being a Black police officer in these times.

“I wasn’t afraid,” she says. “I felt disgust at what is being done across the country. At the fact that it’s come this far that we have to take to the streets in protest to demand our safety.”

If you have already participated in protests, or are seriously considering it in the future, there are numerous laws you should become acquainted with to protect your rights, your safety, and the safety of others.

Last night another life was taken at the hands of a Police traffic stop.  The Star Tribune reported that 32-year-old Philando Castile, a Cafeteria supervisor at a school, was shot and struck by the police officer around 9pm.  Philando was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead at 9:37PM.  Indianapolis native, Lavish Reynolds is the reported girlfriend of Castile, and […]

In the newly released video, an officer can be seen pulling an object out of Sterling's pocket after he was shot multiple times. It's unclear if the object is a firearm.

Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police officer shot and killed a black man during a confrontation outside a Baton Rouge convenience store, authorities said, prompting hundreds to protest at the site where the man died. An online video that surfaced purporting to show the killing of Alton Sterling, 37, of Baton Rouge […]