City leaders silent, as Governor and national news focus on Greene death

Monroe has made national news again, this time about the 2019 death of Ronald Greene.

  The whole nation watched disturbing videos of Greene being punched, stunned, and choked by State Police officers outside of Monroe, Louisiana. National leaders, news anchors, and even the governor of the state have expressed their horror at the death of Greene and the apparent attempts by the State Police to cover up the actions.

  Everyone seems to be concerned about the case except Monroe City officials.

  As the nation comments on an incident that happened in Monroe, city officials have not made a public statement. Mayor Oliver Ellis has made no statement and neither has any member of the Monroe City Council.

  “It’s like it didn’t happen,” said Rev. Ambrose Douzart, president of the Ouachita NAACP. He said Monroe has…


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