Civil Rights

White Police chief in videotaped beating of Black man was never...

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Edwin Bergeron's brother is on the civil service board. Although they share the same...

Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at Georgia immigrant...

Top U.S. House Democrats are investigating a whistleblower’s allegations that immigrant women in a Georgia detention center endured gynecological procedures without their consent or...

Lafayette used cybersurveillance on activists and nonprofits amid strange warning of...

In the days leading up to Lafayette’s largest protests against the fatal shooting of Trayford Pellerin by police, authorities used a cybersurveillance agency to...

COMMENTARY: RBG is gone. This is why we fight.

By Susan J. Demas, Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Advance Ruth Bader Ginsburg, best known as a steely champion of women’s equality, gave voice to the voiceless. And...

By ordering a pandemic emergency election plan, federal judge does...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin should have fought for Louisiana voters who demanded a way to cast their ballots in November and December...
LA election plan

Federal judge: Ongoing pandemic means Louisiana must use emergency election plan...

Voters who expressed concern that voting in person would put them or their loved ones at risk of getting sick with COVID-19 won a...

Hammond City Council votes to remove police chief seen on tape...

HAMMOND — In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Hammond City Council voted to initiate an investigation into the police chief's 2017 beating of a...
LA election plan

Should Louisiana have a special election plan due to coronavirus?

A two-day hearing to decide if the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic warrants an emergency election plan in Louisiana concluded Wednesday after U.S. District Judge...

Emergency election plan courtroom fight begins with plaintiffs winning a battle

Louisiana voters who say they will be disenfranchised by the state’s absence of a pandemic-related emergency election plan will begin making their case to...

FBI investigates beating of Black man by White Hammond police

HAMMOND — The FBI is reinvestigating an alleged police brutality incident that involved Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergeron three years ago. The FBI’s reported...

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