Courtney Desilet     In commemoration of National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month, DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston is hosting a virtual community forum, Human Trafficking & Our Youth: Focusing On Our Most Vulnerable Victims, to raise awareness about this critical issue. The event will be held viaContinue Reading

In a year where domestic violence rates and deaths have spiked dramatically, a nonprofit that supports abuse survivors has found a way to find housing for women and children fleeing danger. A $1 million grant to the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence will go beyond just housing. It will give survivorsContinue Reading

On January 31, 1865, the United States Congress passed the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It reads: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction”Continue Reading