The African American Chamber of Commerce of Lake Charles is hoping to shift the narrative surrounding North Lake Charles to include conversations surrounding future investment opportunities for those living and working within the community.
In honor of Black History Month, we are remembering the people who have broken ground in their field. Today we are honoring the life of Eva Antoine-Fontenot, one of the first African American women to join the Lake Charles police force after passing away unexpectedly on Valentine’s Day.
It was Martin Luther King Jr. who hoped his children would one day be judged by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin. Nearly 60 years later, a group of Kinder High School students created a video embodying Dr. King’s message for a school assignment.
Sydney Roberts sits down with the KPLC’s black anchors and reporters to discuss the importance of honoring those who’ve made a difference in American history, and shaped our lives, whether they knew it or not.
Wilson is the first black head football coach in the history of McNeese State University and just the second in the history of the Southland Conference. In light of setting a precedent, he realizes that's not where it starts or ends.
A local woman who serves papers as a Ward 3 deputy marshal didn't know know she was making history. But as it turns out, Mary Williams, is the first female African American woman to serve as a deputy marshal for Ward 3 Lake Charles City Court.