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NBA YoungBoy’s Brothers Arrested for Murder of Teen in Baton Rouge

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According to a local news broadcast from Louisiana’s WBRZ, NBA YoungBoy’s teenage brothers have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 17-year-old Baton Rouge teen. 18-year-old Davaughn Tate and 16-year-old Jeffrey Tate turned themselves to police yesterday after Devon Brown, the victim, died on Monday from gunshot wounds. Jeffrey and […]

Prosecutors Request That NBA YoungBoy’s Probation Be Revoked

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For the second time within a year’s time, prosecutors are seeking to have probation revoked in the case of Baton Rouge rapper NBA YoungBoy. YoungBoy, whose real name is Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, was sentenced to three years probation with a ten year suspended sentence in a 2016 drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge. After his most […]

Judge Rules #BlackLivesMatter Is A Movement That Cannot Be Sued

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Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can’t be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday. A police officer anonymously sued Black Lives Matter and DeRay Mckesson, a prominent activist in the movement, after being injured by a rock thrown during a protest over a […]

Dreka Gates Releases ‘By Any Means 2’ on Kevin Gates Behalf

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Although Gates is behind bars it hasn’t stopped him from providing his fans with consistent new releases to keep him top of mind and tip of tongue during his prison stint. Since being incarcerated in October, Gates and his team have managed to release a new song titled ‘What If’ and later finally releasing the […]

Chikki Kush Drops “Eat” To Silence The Critics In Baton Rouge, LA

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Young Louisiana artist Chikki Kush releases a hot new single to the streets and he has a lot on his chest. Chikki has been across the blog scene for a while releasing numerous singles, this is his first appearance on TheSource.com . Being stationed in Baton Rouge, Chikki Kush has been around a lot of hatred […]

Heavy Rains and Flash Floods Claim At Least Three Lives in Louisiana

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Torrential rains on Friday, August 12 are to blame for some major flooding that took three lives, shut down an entire highway and cut off an entire town in Southeast Louisiana. Scheduled to deliver a speech Saturday, August 13 to multiple parishes, Governor John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency as more rain is […]

Shots Fired on Baton Rouge Police; At Least 3 Cops Dead; Multiple Injured

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This morning [Sunday, July 17] multiple agencies are sending reports of a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana involving various police officers. Police officers responded to a officer-involved shooting near Airline Highway near Old Hammond Highway according to CBS affiliate WAFB. According to Mayor-President Kip Holden of the East Baton Rouge Parish, authorities are still attempting […]

Minnesota Cop’s Fatal Shooting Of Black Man Broadcast On Facebook

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Wednesday evening [July 6], nearly 48 hours after the shooting death of Alton Sterling, a traffic stop turned into a deadly encounter after a Falcon Heights, Minnesota police officer opened fire on an African-American motorist. According to the St. Anthony Police Department the victim, 32-year old Philando Castile, has been confirmed as deceased, with Castile’s […]

Protests Ignited in Baton Rouge Following Shooting Death of Alton Sterling

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Tuesday [July 5], following the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling at the hands of two Baton Rouge, Louisiana policemen, the city was flooded with protests peppered throughout its streets. People took to the streets after seeing video of the incident that took place early Tuesday morning that would leave Sterling, a 37-year old African-American husband and […]

Alton Sterling, 37, Killed By Baton Rouge Police For Selling CDs

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Yet again, another Black man has been killed unjustly in Baton Rouge, Louisiana stirring major controversy among social media and across America. Justice is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary as, “The principle of moral rightness; decency” and “The attainment of what is just, especially that which is fair, moral, right, merited, or in accordance […]