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Louisiana Rapper JayDaYoungan was shot and later died Wednesday evening (July 27) outside his home in Bogalusa.

After a series of violent incidents at Southwood High School,  the dads put everything on the line and it appears that their presence alone has touched the hearts of not only the students but onlookers across the nation as well.

Tauj Chardez Taplin and Quardavion Tyvon White, both 19, are suspects in the death of Michael Brock, also 19.

According to The New York Times, 23-year old Holden James Matthews was sentenced and also ordered to pay nearly $2.7 million to the churches after pleading guilty in federal court in February to three counts of violating the Church Arson Prevention Act and to one count of using fire to commit a felony for his 10-day reign of terror back in April 2019 that resulted in the destruction of St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Port Barre, and Greater Union Baptist Church and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, both in Opelousas.

This should sound all too familiar. Louisiana police officers shot and killed a Black man that was walking away from them.

The "Ay Bay Bay" rapper was at a Louisiana gas station where he claimed a man tried to steal his vehicle, prompting the shooting.

Meek Mill is serious about his support of criminal justice reform.

An artist affiliated with Lil Wayne‘s Young Money recording label imprint was sentenced this week to life in prison on a double murder conviction. Widner “Flow” Degruy was handed down the sentence on Tuesday (May 14) in connection to a 2015 Memorial Day case.

A number of fires in Lousiana that occurred at churches with a sizeable Black congregation sparked an investigation that eventually moved towards the involvement of federal authorities. An arrest has been made in the fires and the lone suspect is said to be the son of a deputy sheriff.

A Louisana Chilli’s restaurant is under fire after an incident last weekend showed signs of possible racial bias. A group of Black patrons was outside talking with friends with their to-go boxes in hand when cops arrived saying the manager of the store wanted them gone from the premises.

A lawsuit launched against Black Lives Matter by a police officer in Baton Rouge injured in a 2016 protest for Alton Sterling had his case thrown out.

Kenneth Gleason, a 23-year-old white Baton Rouge, Lousiana man, has been charged with the allegedly racially-motivated shooting deaths of two Black men.