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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(…)

Negligence by school officials at Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary-young girl suffers from injuries

Negligence by school officials at Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary-young girl suffers from injuries

A Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School in DeKalb, IL failed to contact Monica Jefferson whose daughter face was severely injured from a school field trip. Monica posted on social media regarding the incident that involved her daughter. Jefferson said her daughter participated on a sledding field trip with the school, when her daughter got injured. The incident left(…)

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,(…)

Vermilion Parish teacher arrested and removed from a school board meeting

Vermilion Parish teacher arrested and removed from a school board meeting

An English language arts teacher at Rene Rost Middle School was arrested during the school board meeting.  Deyshia Hargrave was addressing the teacher salaries and pay raises.   Board President Anthony Fontana ruled Hargrave out of order, warning her that the public comment section was not for a question-and-answer session. After posing another question, an Abbeville(…)

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(…)