Civil Rights

Georgia voting law pummeled at U.S. Senate hearing on ‘Jim Crow...

WASHINGTON—Georgia’s new voting law was at the center of Tuesday's U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where senators discussed restoration of a key section in...

Louisiana Attorney General to discuss lawsuit over alleged sexual harassment in...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has scheduled a press conference Tuesday to discuss “human resource issues” and a lawsuit he filed against newspaper reporter...

Bill seeks to make it easier for abuse victims to get...

Brandi Melissa told the Louisiana House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure Monday about the abuse she and her mother suffered throughout their lives...

John Bel Edwards opposes bills with transgender restrictions

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards opposes four bills introduced by lawmakers that would impose restrictions on transgender people. The governor said he would hope...
Tiger Stadium

LSU president says staff could be moved around — not fired...

LSU interim president Tom Galligan said Wednesday that he may change up the job duties of some staff members following the coverup of sexual...

‘We all deserve to keep our children’: Grieving grandmother calls attention...

Argarette Weatherspoon-Collins told the Louisiana Senate Committee on Health and Welfare Wednesday that her daughter Jessica, then 6 months pregnant, went to see a...

Vilsack keys in on food insecurity and nutrition in USDA budget...

WASHINGTON—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday laid out USDA’s goals to expand food insecurity and nutrition progrmas in the president’s budget request, as well...

Louisiana could lose sporting events, conventions if transgender restrictions are approved

Leaders in Louisiana’s tourism industry -- particularly those centered on New Orleans -- said the restrictions on transgender people currently under consideration in the...
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LSU says new Title IX policies will soon be in place

LSU will have new civil rights and Title IX policies by July 15 that will spell out the reporting process for sexual misconduct, list...

La. residents believe police treat Black people worse, LSU survey finds

Most Louisiana residents believe police treat Black people worse and less fairly than they treat White people, and an overwhelming majority approve of the...

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