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Next Act Theatre performs 'Blood at the Root,' which revisits prejudice and conflict in a small town without offering simple answers.
From 'Jena 6' defendant to a promising career, Theo Shaw is officially a lawyer KLFY
Days before he completed the University of Washington School of Law, Theo Shaw told NOLA.com by phone about the job he once had at Garan Inc., ...
LSU signs in-state wide receiver Jaray Jenkins out of Jena, Louisiana The Advocate
Jaray Jenkins rarely left the field for Jena High School in North Louisiana, playing both ways and on special teams.
'My Story as a Jena 6': Racism and justice in a small Louisiana town Shreveport Times
Bryant Purvis, a former member of the Jena 6, recently spoke about his book "My Story as a Jena 6" and the school yard fight that changed his life.
CMT Empowering Education Concert Tour makes a stop at Jena High School KALB News
Country music television (CMT) has partnered with career organizations across Louisiana to put on an 'Empowering Education' concert tour. As the tour makes ...
Crusade bringing hope to LaSalle Parish The Baptist Message
By Brian Blackwell, Message Staff Writer. JENA – The Harvest is coming to LaSalle Parish and churches from the LaSalle Baptist Association with some ...
Jena aiming for deep playoff run, LaSalle hoping to return to winning ways Alexandria Town Talk
At Jena High School, Giants head football coach Jay Roark has done an incredible job bringing Jena back from average seasons to that of being District ...
LPSO: Suspect arrested in Jena High School bomb threat Knoe.com
Friday afternoon, upon questioning the suspect, detectives arrested Jaqurius Dequan Ogletree, who is not a student at JHS. The 18-year-old, is being booked ...
Jena CLTCC campus selected for CMT tour KALB News
CMT and Louisiana's own country star Courtney Cole will soon travel in the first-ever statewide 'Empowering Education' tour.
This school helps adults earn their high school diploma Alexandria Town Talk
Trinity High School in Pineville offers a year-round program for adults 21 and older to finish high school.
The Case of the Jena Six: Black High School Students Charged with Attempted Murder for Schoolyard Fight After Nooses Are Hung from Tree Democracy Now
Six black students at Jena High School in Central Louisiana were arrested last December after a school fight in which a white student was beaten and suffered a ...
'Jena Six': Case Study in Racial Tensions Education Week News
The events of the past few weeks in Jena, La., offer tough lessons for principals and other administrators who must grapple with racial tensions in their schools.
'Blood at the Root' of American Injustice Shepherd Express
A 2006 racial incident in Jena, La., inspired the creation of a “devised memory play” by Dominique Morisseau: Blood at the Root, which opens this weekend at ...
In Louisiana, a Tree, a Fight and a Question of Justice New York Times
In Jena, La., residents are girding for a demonstration over accusations of racial bias in the criminal justice system.
Bossier Parish March 30, 2019 Election: What's On the Ballot Bossier Now
Early voting was brisk, but political observers are wondering just how many voters will turn out for this Saturday's municipal election in Bossier Parish.
Louisiana College hosts football camp for high school athletes KALB News
PINEVILLE, LA. (KALB) - Louisiana College hosted a camp this afternoon for high school athletes from around the south and southwest to showcase their skills ...
Life after Jena 6 case; one member speaks out Knoe.com
It's been ten years since the Jena 6 case rocked the nation and now Bryant Purvis, a member of the six, tells us it's still haunting his life.
Racial Tensions Rip Apart Tiny Jena, La. Newsweek
As the new school year approaches, Jena, La., is struggling to move beyond the racial strife that ripped it apart and left the futures of six students in disarray.
‘Jena Six’ teen Mychal Bell graduates from Southern University The Advocate
Mychal Bell, who made national headlines a few years ago as part of the 'Jena Six,' has graduated from Southern University.
Sicily Island defeats LaSalle in fourth quarter and other LHSAS games - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper Natchez Democrat
OLLA, La. — The Sicily Island High School Tigers scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter as they defeated the LaSalle High School Tigers 12-6 Friday night.
Victor White III death case, family's crusade for justice the focus of Investigation Discovery doc 'Sugartown' The Advocate
As "Sugartown" opens, the camera pans across acres and acres of Iberia Parish cane fields, but this is no sweet story.
Fatal P&G Explosion: Killed worker identified KALB News
The worker killed in a fatal explosion at P&G on Thursday morning has been identified.
Thousands Protest Arrests of 6 Blacks in Jena, La. New York Times
More than 10000 demonstrators rallied today to protest the treatment of six black teenagers who were arrested in the beating of a white schoolmate last year.
FROM THE STATES: Ky., La., Tenn. evangelism/missions news; 'That just creates a little piece of heaven ...' BP News
Today's From the States features items from: Western Recorder (Kentucky); Baptist Message (Louisiana); Baptist and Reflector (Tennessee)
Kayla Jean Giles: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know Heavy.com
Kayla Jean Giles was accused of shooting and killing her estranged husband during a custody exchange. It happened in a Walmart parking lot on Saturday, ...
Jena 6 defendant charged in Texas assault Chicago Tribune
A defendant in the racially-charged Jena 6 case in Louisiana has been arrested for assault after an altercation at the suburban Dallas high school he is now ...
Victim killed in Proctor & Gamble plant explosion identified KLFY
The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called to investigate an explosion of a piece of equipment, that claimed the life of a company driver, authorities said.
5 defendants plead no contest in 'Jena Six' case CNN
Five of the six black high school students charged with attempted murder in 2006 for allegedly beating a white classmate pleaded no contest in a Louisiana court ...
CMT Plots Empowering Education Tour with Courtney Cole CMT.com
CMT and Courtney Cole revealed the dates for the network's inaugural Empowering Education tour in spring 2018. The eight-city tour will visit a series of ...
Thousands 'march for justice' in Jena, court orders hearing on teen CNN
Thousands of protesters clogged the tiny town of Jena, Louisiana, Thursday to show their indignation over what they consider unjust, unequal punishments ...
BWW Review: BLOOD AT THE ROOT at Theater Alliance Broadway World
From the second we step through the doors of Anacostia Playhouse, we're asked to join the world of Dominique Morisseau's Blood at the Root - not just as ...
Louisiana Protest Echoes the Civil Rights Era New York Times
More than 10000 people rallied in Jena, La., to protest the treatment of six black teenagers.
Case of 'Jena Six' Tears at Small Town's Harmony NPR
The town of Jena, La., copes with a case of racially motivated violence, even as court proceedings against those involved move ahead. The case centers on a ...
Treatment of Jena Six Raises Questions of Racial Injustice ACLU (press release)
Appears to Be Symptom of Broader Problem, ACLU Says. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: email@example.com. JENA, LA – The American Civil Liberties ...
'Jena Six' Case Prompts Mass Demonstrations NPR
The streets of Jena, La., overflow with demonstrators rallying around the "Jena Six." Six black teens in the town face criminal charges for their role in the beating ...
Judge Removed From 'Jena Six' Case NPR
The judge overseeing the criminal cases for the remaining Jena Six defendants was removed against his will Friday for making questionable remarks about the ...
Convicted 'Jena Six' defendant Mychal Bell shoots himself The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Kita Wright / The Associated PressFormer Jena Six defendant Mychal Bell, pictured here on Sept. 27, 2007, appears at a news conference after leaving LaSalle ...
GSU Grad Bryant Purvis Determined To Conquer His Past While Sharing Message In “My Story As A Jena 6” CampusLATELY
Grambling State graduate, Bryant Purvis, writes “My story as a Jena 6” discussing his past of being arrested after being charged with attempted murder at 17 ...
Curtis pitcher Daniel Cabrera dominates in 6-2 win over Jena The Advocate
It started out as a pitchers' duel between Daniel Cabrera of Curtis and Jena's Demetrious Howard.
Justice in Jena New York Times
In the final analysis, I am bound to enforce the laws of Louisiana as they exist today, not as they might in someone's vision of a perfect world.
What They Don’t Want You To Know About The Jena 6 Case Town Hall
John Hawkins: Only in today's political climate, where so much of the .06/14/2019 8:43:08AM EST.
Protesters March in Support of Jena Six NPR
Demonstrators gather in Jena, La., for rallies and marches in support of six teenagers charged in the beating of a white classmate. The crowd chanted "free the ...
Early signing period for LSU football, see the full list here NOLA.com
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron comes down Victory Hill before the Tigers take on Auburn in Baton Rouge on Saturday, October 14, 2017. (Photo by Brett Duke, ...
Media myths about the Jena 6 Christian Science Monitor
By now, almost everyone in America has heard of Jena, La., because they've all heard the story of the "Jena 6." White students hanging nooses barely punished, ...
North Louisiana high school rally winners announced Monroe News Star
Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge.
Legislative Youth Advisory Council announces 2018-2019 membership Weekly Citizen
Some of Louisiana's most outstanding students have been selected as new members of the Louisiana Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) and will work ...
The Wrong Poster Children Slate
When more than 10,000 people converged on the small town of Jena, La., last Friday, the Rev. Al Sharpton called their march the beginning of the 21st -century ...
Racism goes on trial again in America's Deep South The Guardian
The prosecution of three black Louisiana youths reveals the rise of discrimination by stealth.
La. National Guard educator named top instructor nationally DVIDS
NEW ORLEANS – There is an old adage about educators that has been proven wrong time and again by those who instruct and mold minds under their tutelage ...
Zach Kendrick Bio LSUSports.net
Zach Kendrick has proven to be a valuable commodity ever since he joined the LSU basketball program.
Tech announces high school rally winners News at Louisiana Tech
Winners in the 2015 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is ...
Prep football first round playoff matchups WWL
Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.
Kenan Jones signs with LSU StMaryNow.com
Kenan Jones is a cool customer, until he's asked about playing in LSU's Tiger Stadium on a Saturday night. His eyes lit up and a big smile followed.
Pineville, Peabody girls earn first state powerlifting titles Alexandria Town Talk
With the LHSAA powerlifting championships returning to Central Louisiana, it was only natural that some of the top programs in the area would show up and ...
Top parish prep teams of the last century The Franklin Sun
The rich history of high school sports in Franklin Parish is almost too much to take in.
Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released The Advocate
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Edwards announces transition committee for healthcare Knoe.com
Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards announces a transition committee for healthcare.
BLOOD AT THE ROOT at Paul Robeson: Dominique Morisseau continues to probe racial injustice Buffalo Rising
THE BASICS: BLOOD AT THE ROOT, a play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Aaron Moss, runs through October 29, Friday & Saturday at 8, Sunday at 4 in ...
Meet the Young Leaders: Leonard C. Johnson, III St. Louis American
Leonard C. Johnson, III. Deputy Chief of Staff/ Founder. City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office. JCS Consulting LLC. Born: Centreville, IL. Education: High School:.
No black-and-white answers Chicago Tribune
Several months after racial injustices were exposed, some wounds have begun to heal. And some have festered.
Hanging Hate In These Times
Backlash against the Jena Six case sparks an epidemic of public nooses.
Man says racial harassment, including a noose, drove him from the job he loved Los Angeles Times
In April 2014, Nicholas P. was about four months into a job as assistant construction superintendent on a housing project in the East Bay suburb of Lafayette ...
WATCH: Chicago's Will Kiley in spotlight on next 'Chicago Fire' Chicago Sun-Times
On his first day of filming as a “Chicago Fire” guest star, an awestruck and hungry Will Kiley was afraid to eat anything lest he spill on his costume. The Chicago ...
UPDATED: Pineville Wal-Mart reopens after bomb threat Alexandria Town Talk
The Walmart store in Pineville has been evacuated because of a bomb threat. Pineville Police officers are on the scene conducting an investigation, a.
American Idol Season 13 Finale Recap: Did the Right One Win? Plus: Most Memorable Moments! TVLine
Jena Irene or Caleb Johnson? That was the primary question looming over tonight's American Idol Season 13 finale, but it certainly wasn't the only one.
Brother Martin, John Curtis hoping to bring home state baseball titles, end Crescent City’s rare dry spell The Advocate
Attention Mark Wisniewski and Johnny Curtis. Sorry to put this pressure on you, but it's up to one of you to bring a baseball state championship trophy back to ...
Few Answers About Nooses, but Much Talk of Jim Crow New York Times
At least seven times in the past few weeks, nooses have been anonymously tossed over pipes or hung on doorknobs in the New York metropolitan area.
Hangman's Noose Found on NYC Prof's Door WIBW
NEW YORK - Hundreds of Columbia University teachers and students voiced outrage Wednesday over a noose found hanging from a black professor's office ...
Christian aTunde Adjuah: Freedom of Expansion The FADER
A security guard blocks the path to "African Innovations." Christian aTunde Adjuah stares him down with a bottle in his hand. A petite docent with a pink streak in ...
American Idol singer Caleb Johnson sings with damaged vocal cords as last three finalists perform for voters Daily Mail
Caleb Johnson performed with damaged vocal cords on American Idol on Wednesday as the final three singers took to the stage.
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