Website created to find all Black owned local businesses

Website created to find all Black owned local businesses

(PPN) – Black Lives Matter (BLM), has taken another step into strengthening the community by creating a database map for local black owned businesses. Backingblackbusiness.com currently has over 300 businesses listed and are looking for more. Between 2007 and 2012, African-American businesspersons increased by 34.5 percent. African-American entrepreneurs can add their company to the website by(…)

Two African American Authors bring awareness to Literacy-Donate Money to Schools

Two African American Authors bring awareness to Literacy-Donate Money to Schools

Two African American Authors, Eugene Collins and Michael “AV” Mitchell, decided to donate apart of their book sales to purchase electronic notebooks to a local middle school.  What sparked this initiative was an objective to increase the reading and cultural literacy in the African American community. Eugene Collins, author of the book called A Dream Reminded,(…)

A brawl at LA Fitness with an African American Veteran

A brawl at LA Fitness with an African American Veteran

Baton Rouge- A video was uploaded to the internet by a LA Fitness patron. The video shows two men dragging out an African American male who seem to be beaten up. You can hear the victim say ” I am a veteran, What the fu*k are you doing? I am grabbing  my bag to protect myself because(…)

Judge Erwin denies Allegations using racial slurs

Judge Erwin denies Allegations using racial slurs

It was first reported by the Rouge Collection that a young lady was called a “fat nigger” by a white Baton Rouge judge. Community Organizer Daniel Banguel spoke with Judge Erwin regarding the racial slur allegations.   Judge Erwin declined to further comment regarding the incident but he did however denied all allegations.   Facebook(…)

Free Reign to Murder

With the endless stories of people being drained of life on a daily basis, there is seemingly an increasing outrage that is building in the hearts of the nature. Obituaries never detail how they die, just that their lives have ended. Families grieve and lives are, forever, altered. There is an urgency for a reciprocated(…)

Prisoners hold Guards Hostage

Prisoners hold Guards Hostage

(PPN) – James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC) in Delaware has been on lock-down for over 12 hours. Prisoners in the Charlie Building held guards, other inmates, and one staff member hostage Wednesday morning. A local newspaper, News Journal, received a call later that day from a lady stating to be the fiancé of one(…)

Body of a 5 year old girl found after massive fire

According to WBRZ News: BATON ROUGE – Firefighters found the body of a child that was not able to escape a raging inferno in Baton Rouge Tuesday evening. The five-year-old was found dead about four-and-a-half hours after the original call for help from people who live at the Cedarwood Apartments on Cedarcrest Ave.  Earlier in(…)

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