State Rep. Vincent Pierre, Black Caucus (2022)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2022-02-07
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus | Apportionment (Election law) | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2022
- Pierre, Vincent Speaker
This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by State Representative Vincent Pierre before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 7, 2022. State Representative Pierre is the new chairman of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus. He discusses: the history of African Americans serving in the Louisiana Legislature; the Legislative Black Caucus’ goal of creating new minority districts during the special legislative session on redistricting; and the other goals of the Legislative Black Caucus, including an investigation into the 2019 death of Ronald Greene while in the custody of the Louisiana State Police. He also answers questions from the media.