Racial Incidents Highlight Need for Black History Education

Would a white student who was fully cognizant of the nation’s history of oppression against African Americans, of Jim Crow and institutionalized humiliation, casually toss around a racial slur for her own amusement, or wear a costume resembling the uniform of the nation’s most vicious and deadly terrorist organization? […]

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Work begins on Hicks Museum

BOGALUSA – Students, volunteers and elected officials celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18, by giving back to the community. They converged on the Robert Hicks Civil Rights Museum to begin remodeling. Former […]

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Jackson, Chisley recognized for outstanding service

The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center presented its first Outstanding Customer Service Award to Angela R. Jackson, administrative assistant in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Extension, and Curtis Chisley, research associate […]


Nominations open for Women of Excellence Awards

Call for Nominations and Applications Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2016 The women legislators through the Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus Foundation are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Women of Excellence Awards and applications for the […]

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New Venture Theatre announces Jan. 30 auditions

New Venture Theatre will host auditions for two performances, Jan. 30. They are: Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds: a Children’s Musical Show Audition Notice Director: Dorrian Wilson Assistant Director: Roger Ferrier AUDITION Saturday, Jan. 30, […]


Princeton to host academy for minority teen girls

Admission is competitive and teens must possess a 3.0 G.P.A, and offer an essay as well as academic recommendations. Scholarships are available and need-based financial aid is available on a first-come basis. The deadline to submit an application is March 31, 2015. […]

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Pickens named TSU vice president

Eva K. Pickens was named vice president for university advancement at Texas Southern University in Houston. She has served in this role on an interim basis since September 2015. Pickens has been on the university’s […]


Missing Lafayette teens located

Missing Lafayette High School students Shaylon Mitchell, 16, and 16-year-old Nasya Pradier were located Friday, Jan. 8., Shaylon’s mother Shanette Mitchell confirmed. The pair were missing since 7 a.m. Wednesday when they went to school […]

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Hilton named chief of staff at GSU

Adriel A. Hilton, Ph.D., has been named chief of staff and executive assistant to the president at Grambling State University in Louisiana. He previously served as an assistant professor of higher education student affairs and […]