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Capitol City Ques hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program

Capitol City Ques hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN) -Yesterday, February 18, 2018, the local chapters of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. hosted its annual Talent Hunt Program at Southern University A&M College. The Talent Hunt Program provides exposure, encouragement and financial assistance to talented young people participating in the performing arts. The event was organized by the Capitol(…)

Southern University A&M College Library damaged severely due to weather-Closed Indefinitely

Southern University A&M College Library damaged severely due to weather-Closed Indefinitely

Today Southern University will have to close down its library indefinitely due to the ceiling caving in. The library sustained heavy flooding. Janene Tate spokeswoman for the university confirms that there was no fire, but all four floors of the building took on roughly two inches of water after a water coil on the roof burst. Officials(…)

Glen Oaks High School has been neglected by the EBR School Board-according to students and community members

Glen Oaks High School has been neglected by the EBR School Board-according to students and community members

The Glen Oaks Community is in an outrage regarding the status of Glen Oaks High School. The school was severely damaged due to the Great Flood of 2016.  Community members want answers as to why buildings are still boarded up and why repairs have not started on the school. The B-building, C-building, D-building, Cafeteria, F-building,(…)

After 18 months- the Alton Sterling case is still unresolved

After 18 months- the Alton Sterling case is still unresolved

BATON ROUGE, LA (PPN)- Today marks the 18th month  that Alton Sterling was killed by a Baton Rouge police officer. Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake were the two officers that were present on the scene when Sterling was killed. The two officers have been on paid administrative leave since the shooting. Blane Salamoni fatally shot and(…)

In St. James Parish a black teen was beaten up by a group of drunk white males-allegedly the teen was talking to a white female

In St. James Parish a black teen was beaten up by a group of drunk white males-allegedly the teen was talking to a white female

A series of graphic pictures are being circulated on Facebook. According to Tierra Ceshere facebook page,  A group of drunk white adult males allegedly beat up a black teen because he was talking to a white teenager girl. This happened at the St. James Parish Festival of Bonfires. If anyone have any information regarding the men(…)

Judge Jessie LeBlanc should RESIGN immediately-after giving 4years to a person with over 300 counts of possession of child pornography and multiple other sexual misconduct charges

Judge Jessie LeBlanc should RESIGN immediately-after giving 4years to a person with over 300 counts of possession of child pornography and multiple other sexual misconduct charges

This is by far the most bizarre case I have ever seen. Prosecutors said that they have agreed to a 4 year plea deal for a former Ascension Parish sheriff’s corrections deputy. Todd Eric Tripp was arrested multiple times dating back to 2013, he was arrested for possession of child pornography, computer-aided solicitation of a minor,(…)

Southern University receives 1.6 Million dollars from Attorney Antonio “Tony” Clayton and Capital One

Southern University receives 1.6 Million dollars from Attorney Antonio “Tony” Clayton and Capital One

New Orleans (PPN)- Today Southern University received great news. Antonio “Tony” Clayton and Capital One presented a surprise gift at the SU System Board of Supervisors meeting in New Orleans. Mr. Clayton presented a gift of 1.1 million dollars to go towards a football facility upgrade and Capital One awarded the University with a $500,000(…)

Baton Rouge Police Officer kills unarmed man during an altercation

Baton Rouge Police Officer kills unarmed man during an altercation

Baton Rouge (PPN)-An officer-involved shooting occurred Monday night at the Palms Apartments. The incident happened on Monday, November 13 around 6 p.m. at the Palms Apartments, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced man dead at the scene. Louisiana State Police indicates an officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) was called out to be an escort(…)