Commentary

DRUM CALL: The Ferguson Decision highlights a house divided

Today, police officers in the United States may, with impunity, murder members of the public, especially people of color, and to get away with it. All they have to say is that they feared for their lives. But what is left every time no justice is sought in these cases is a segment of society that feels they have no choice but to take matters into their own hands. […]

Drum Roll

BR NAACP recognizes leaders

The Baton Rouge Chapter of the NAACP hosted its annual Freedom Fund Brunch, Oct. 4, honoring four community leaders and public servants. Chapter president Michael McClanahan (pictured at left) and chapter members recognized Markita Sweet […]

Drum Roll

Rutledge to lead SUS Foundation

Attorney Domoine D. Rutledge, general counsel for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System and former National President of the Southern University Alumni Federation, has been elected president and chairman Southern University System Foundation during […]

Buy the Book

Silhouette of a Southern Cook

New Orleans native, Tonya Jacob-Haggerty, shares her 30 years experience as a cook and her observations on relationships in her new 136-pg full color cookbook, “Silhouette of a Southern Cook: How Cooking Relates to Relationships.” This […]

Education

True BLUE campaign exceeds SU goal

October 1, 2014, marked the successful completion of the Southern University System Foundation’s TrueBLUE 90-day viral fundraising campaign. The campaign raised $1,186,059.60 in cash contributions to assist Southern University System campuses. The success of the […]