Tag: Louisiana

Breitbart Reporter Critical of Black Lives Matter Movement Jailed with Black Activists, Finds Common Ground on Police Abuse

Breitbart Reporter Critical of Black Lives Matter Movement Jailed with Black Activists, Finds Common Ground on Police Abuse

Louisiana police suspended the First Amendment during mass protests in Baton Rouge over the weekend, sweeping up journalists and protesters alike for exercising their rights to free speech. One of those arrested was Lee Stranahan, a Black Lives Matter critic, filmmaker and news report ...
Louisiana Store Owner Sues Baton Rouge Police for Confiscating Surveillance Video After Killing Alton Sterling

Louisiana Store Owner Sues Baton Rouge Police for Confiscating Surveillance Video After Killing Alton Sterling

In the moments after shooting and killing Alton Sterling in front of a convenience store where he had been selling CDs, Baton Rouge police entered the business and began confiscating all surveillance footage that may have captured the incident. They also seized Abdullah Muflahi's cell ...
Man who Posted Alton Sterling Shooting Video Arrested 24 Hours Later on Fabricated Charges

Man who Posted Alton Sterling Shooting Video Arrested 24 Hours Later on Fabricated Charges

The man who made the video of the Alton Sterling shooting death go viral, one of two brutal videos from two states that sparked a national outrage and led to the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers during an anti-police brutality protest Thursday – was arrested 24 hours later. ...
Baton Rouge Cop Pulls Gun on Demonstrators Protesting Alton Sterling Killing

Baton Rouge Cop Pulls Gun on Demonstrators Protesting Alton Sterling Killing

A Baton Rouge cop pulled out his gun on a group of citizens protesting the Baton Rouge police killing of Alton Sterling Saturday night. The cop waved the gun around at the crowd, telling them to "back up" because they were converging onto the street – not that they were charging him a ...
It’s Time to Call American Police What They Are: Paramilitary Death Squads

It’s Time to Call American Police What They Are: Paramilitary Death Squads

Minnesota resident Philando Castile was two days away from his 33rd birthday when he became the 601th person killed by police this year. All because he tried to hand the cop his drivers license after he was pulled over for a broken tail light. It was a senseless killing but it was ...
Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Jailed on Theft Charges Following PINAC Investigation

Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Jailed on Theft Charges Following PINAC Investigation

Maxine Trahan, longtime public information officer for the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana, was charged Friday with the theft of public funds in excess of $25,000 – six months after Photography is Not a Crime began a public records investigation into allegations against the m ...