Healthcare and Education can not afford to be cut again

Healthcare and Education can not afford to be cut again

Baton Rouge, LA-Monday started the special session to eliminate the state’s estimated 304 million dollar shortfall. Governor John Bel Edwards announced before the Joint Budget Legislative Committee that Louisiana is facing severe cuts to address the state’s financial deficit. The Governor opened up the session with a passionate speech stating, “I want everyone to forget that they are a(…)

Highlights from the Grammy Awards

Highlights from the Grammy Awards

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was broadcasted live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The annual ceremony recognized the best artists,recordings, and compositions of the year, which the qualifying period runs from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. First time host James Corden hosted the ceremony.   Source: Billboard.com Album Of The Year: WINNER: 25 —(…)

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(…)

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