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Lukongo joins Ag Center

Ben O. Lukongo, Ph.D., was named assistant professor of agricultural economics. In this position, Lukongo provides leadership in the establishment of economic and community programs, serves as an economist for the sequential and mixed species […]

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Fewer Blacks getting married

The percentage of Blacks 25 and older who have never been married was 36 percent in 2012, up from 9 percent in 1960, Pew Research reported. The study, “Record Share of Americans Have Never Married,” […]

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HAART, Volunteers of America, the Black Treatment Advocates Network and Walgreens invite the Baton Rouge community to join them for a family friendly event on Saturday, Dec. 6, 10am. at the Walgreens located at 5955 […]


SU hosts fall concert Nov. 18

The Southern University Concert Choir, under the direction of professor Charles Lloyd Jr., will present its Annual Fall Concert.  Guest performers will be Jacqueline Paige-Green, soprano and Richard Hobson, baritone. Students Briannica Thompson, Derelyn Williams, Nicolas […]


Month with Mada: Let’s keep it real

LET’S KEEP IT REAL As the election results were announced, it became more and more a concern that President Barack Obama name was exposed.  Our President is the President of this Nation.  He has nothing […]


Ellison becomes J.C.P Boss-in-Waiting

J.C. Penney Company Inc. has named Marvin Ellison, an executive at Home Depot, chief executive officer- in-waiting. Ellison, 49, will become president of J.C. Penney and CEO-designee on Nov. 1, company officials announced on Monday. […]


China trip promotes Ag development

Five members of the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center faculty and staff will travel to China to exchange knowledge and technology in the area of World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate with Chinese […]


Month with Mada: Free Albert Woodfox

We come together as a people. We plea and cry out in remembrance of Herman’s life and legacy and continue with prayers and positive hope to fight each and every day for the release of Albert Woodfox. […]