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Confirmed: Rosepine High School was outraged due to students kneeling for the “pledge of allegiance”

Confirmed: Rosepine High School was outraged due to students kneeling for the “pledge of allegiance”

Rosepine, LA (PPN)- Parents are in an outraged regarding a referee calling a student a “nigger” during a football game. The incident happened during the Rosepine High vs North Central High School game. Two parents of Rosepine High School contacted Pen Point News regarding the incident. One parent who asked to be anonymous said, “Our fans were(…)

LHSAA Referee calls a player a “nigger” at a Rosepine High School-students refuse to stand for the Anthem

LHSAA Referee calls a player a “nigger” at a Rosepine High School-students refuse to stand for the Anthem

Rosepine, LA (PPN)- Parents contacted Pen Point News regarding a referee calling a student a “nigger” during a football game. The incident happened during the Rosepine vs North Central High School game. Pen Point News Investigative reporter Daniel Banguel contacted parents of North Central High School who were in attendance during that game. According to(…)

Baton Rouge on track to break murder record

Baton Rouge on track to break murder record

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) –With Baton Rouge on track to break records for homicides and murders, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is outlining her strategy to cut back on the violence. However, any such strategy could take months to come together. Earlier this week, a violent night made headlines. There were five shooting scenes across the parish(…)

S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

The South Louisiana Coalition (SLCE) for Education host candidate forum at Lee High School. SLCE was formed in 2015 by a group of community educators in Baton Rouge, LA. The members are from the following parishes: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Point Coupee, Ascension, St. Helena, Avoyelles, and Iberville. SLCE mission is to organize teachers,(…)

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brendan Csaposs at (415) 706-4224 or brendan.csaposs@educationalequity.org.   SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates   Baton Rouge – For the past 2 months, SLCE has been engaging teachers, parents, students, and community members across District 7 in conversations to surface issues they(…)

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