Alton Sterling

Baton Rouge celebrates the election of its first Black female mayor. Sharon Weston Broome faces the daunting task of healing the city's racial wounds.

President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

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  Legendary Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield is one of the stars in Greenleaf, airing on OWN on Wednesday nights. She’s from Baton Rouge and on a recent visit home, spoke to the Aunt of Alton Sterling.   She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in Greenleaf, how her hometown is recovering since […]

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.

The organization also approved legislation regarding how to properly train eyewitnesses in recording police involved shootings using a cell phone; many of the incidents that made national headlines involving Black men and police were captured on a cell phone camera.

On Monday, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now spoke with Quinyetta McMillon, the mother of Sterling's 15-year-old son and their family attorney, Chris Stewart, about the murder of the Baton Rouge native and how the family plans to move forward.

On Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the violent acts committed by Johnson and Long and what is causing these men to commit such heinous acts against police officers.

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