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Baton Rouge

Elected Unopposed!

More than 225 residents in East Baton Rouge and Tangipahoa parishes have qualified as candidates for city council, judge, U.S. Congress, justice of the peace, and constable in the Nov. 3. election. Many boast community […]

Business

Lake Charles native’s gentrification initiative looks to help longtime residents in Houston

WeBuyBlack reported that Christopher Senegal recently acquired two blocks in Houston’s historic Fifth Ward, which is known for its African-American roots and dubbed Houston’s “Black Wall Street.” Senegal, a Southern University graduate, started a new […]

Commentary

COMMENTARY: Before you decide to return to schools, walk the journey of a student, teacher to see COVID obstacles

In south Louisiana, one of the tasks we are accustomed to doing is preparing for emergency situations.  We prepare for hurricanes, other major storms, and catastrophes all the time, listening to the information provided by the […] […]

Baton Rouge

CareSouth, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church host COVID-19 drive-thru community testing, supplies giveaway, Saturday, July 11

CareSouth Medical and Dental and Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church are hosting a COVID-19 Drive-thru Community Testing and Supplies Giveaway on Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Shiloh, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive, in Baton […]

Baton Rouge

LYFE Line Teen Summit begins July 22

The Louisiana Center for Health Equity (LCHE), BREC, and Big Buddy Program of Baton Rouge announce the Second Annual LYFE Line Teen Summit, July 22-24, at the BREC Milton J. Womack Recreational Center, at 6201 Florida Blvd. […]