Louisiana

Hip-hop legend E-40 donated $100K to the music department at his alma mater Grambling State University.

NBA YoungBoy is ditching rap for the religious life. 

A Louisiana store clerk who killed an armed robber was charged with manslaughter despite state law allowing deadly force in self-defense.

Retired NBA player Karl Malone is leading tornado relief efforts in Louisiana.

Louisiana State Police released the video that showed a struggle between Derrick Kittling and Deputy Rodney Anderson before the shooting.

Derrick Kittling, a Black driver killed at a traffic stop, is the brother of a top state police official.

Louisiana has confirmed it sent jailed juveniles to the maximum security "Angola" prison in a move opposed by child welfare advocates.

The state’s three juvenile detention centers, Bridge City, Monroe and Bunkie, have all suffered from chaotic violence and severe understaffing in recent months.

The map drawn by Louisiana's GOP was found to be discriminatory toward Black voters.

A new exhibition in Louisiana is dedicated to honoring the 272 enslaved people sold by Georgetown founders in order to pay off school debts. 

A 15-year-old freshman at Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, Louisiana, was arrested Tuesday on battery and hate crime charges for throwing cotton balls at a Black student then whipping him with his belt.

Gary Chambers, a progressive Democrat and U.S. Senate candidate in Louisiana, smokes a blunt in his first campaign ad called "37 Seconds," a reference to the frequency with which someone is arrested for weed possession in the U.S.