After much hype and days of preparation, the storm’s fury mercifully spared us in Baton Rouge and throughout Louisiana. With so many of us still scarred from the Tisha b’Av flood three years ago, Barry’s weakening was a relief of the highest order.
Of course, other storms have formed around our community. The senseless murder of community leader Sadie Roberts-Joseph has left Baton Rouge shaken. For those who want to show solidarity, a celebration of life is planned for this coming Monday at the Living Faith Christian Center. More