In August, flooding in Louisiana killed 13 people and left more than 80,000 homes severely damaged. And once again, the American Red Cross’ response left local officials seething.
Many of the homes that were flooded in the Baton Rouge area after a record-breaking storm still have contents and debris that haven’t been hauled away.
Before Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was in the national spotlight for the recent killings of Alton Sterling and three police officers, it was the city’s court system that was at the center of a prolonged battle over race.
People in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who protested the police shooting death of Alton Sterling met with a heavily armed response from law enforcement officials.