‘The American Audit’ exposes America as a 400-year-old business and its toll on Black citizens

Donney Rose’s provocative project, called ‘The American Audit,’ gets to the root of Black American’s dehumanization and explores the why and how. The performance is Feb. 28 at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Councilman’s use of slur is an attempt to intimidate, bully

” ‘Gang-bangers’ and the more common ‘thug’ are racist pejoratives for Black men, part of an attempt to deem them unworthy of Constitutional protections, human decency, or justice,”  writes Christopher Tyson, LSU law professor, “As a spokesperson for the Union of Police, (Metro Councilman John Delgado’s) actions carry the imprimatur of law enforcement.  Therefore they can only be read as a cheap attempt to intimidate and bully.”