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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.  

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(…)

STEM GEMS Hidden Figures Press Release

STEM GEMS Hidden Figures Press Release

Dunbar released this statement about the success of the event.”  Today was truly an amazing day. I have been moved to tears of joy and gratefulness from the overwhelming amount of support that The STEM GEMS Mentoring Pilot Project has received. Thank you to every parent who allowed their child to come see Hidden Figures(…)