Southern University alum Freddie Pitcher was the first African-American judge in Baton Rouge, winning election to the City Court in 1983.  He was also the first African-American elected to the 19th Judicial District Court in 1987.  He served as the Chancellor of Southern University Law Center

Southern University alum Freddie Pitcher was the first African-American judge in Baton Rouge, winning election to the City Court in 1983. He was also the first African-American elected to the 19th Judicial District Court in 1987. He served as the Chancellor of Southern University Law Center

Domestic violence court to help convicts in Baton Rouge | WBRZ News 2 Louisiana : Baton Rouge, LA |

Domestic violence court to help convicts in Baton Rouge | WBRZ News 2 Louisiana : Baton Rouge, LA |

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Wednesday, July 20, 2106. The vigil was held in honor of the recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and police officers who were killed and wounded in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police, sparking nightly protests across the city.

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Wednesday, July 20, 2106. The vigil was held in honor of the recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and police officers who were killed and wounded in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police, sparking nightly protests across the city.

USA, Louisiana: Shreveport City Council Passes Anti Discrimination Ordinance

USA, Louisiana: Shreveport City Council Passes Anti Discrimination Ordinance

[Though it has yet to gain traction on a larger scale, a movement within America to implement Sharia law has nonetheless continued to attract support. The brutal Islamic justice system calls for violent retribution for many criminal infractions in compliance with the faith’s code of conduct.] Photo credit: Ben Murray (Flickr)

[Though it has yet to gain traction on a larger scale, a movement within America to implement Sharia law has nonetheless continued to attract support. The brutal Islamic justice system calls for violent retribution for many criminal infractions in compliance with the faith’s code of conduct.] Photo credit: Ben Murray (Flickr)

Ebola Monitored CDC No Fly Letter SurfacesYep the CDC has quietly started an Obola no fly list !

Ebola Monitored CDC No Fly Letter SurfacesYep the CDC has quietly started an Obola no fly list !

WASHINGTON -- Bucking a nationwide trend, a federal judge in Louisiana upheld a state ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, writing that "any right to same-sex marriage is not yet so entrenched as to be fundamental" and that gay marriage w...

Louisiana Gay Marriage Ban Upheld By Federal Judge

WASHINGTON -- Bucking a nationwide trend, a federal judge in Louisiana upheld a state ban on same-sex marriage on Wednesday, writing that "any right to same-sex marriage is not yet so entrenched as to be fundamental" and that gay marriage w...

- Vowell-Snowden-Black House, 619 South Lee Street, Alexandria, Independent City, VA

- Vowell-Snowden-Black House, 619 South Lee Street, Alexandria, Independent City, VA

Archaeology of Louisiana provides a groundbreaking and up-to-date overview of archaeology in the Bayou State, including a thorough analysis of the cultures, communities, and people of Louisiana from t

Archaeology of Louisiana (Paperback)

Archaeology of Louisiana provides a groundbreaking and up-to-date overview of archaeology in the Bayou State, including a thorough analysis of the cultures, communities, and people of Louisiana from t

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