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? […]

Caught You

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 […]


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 […]

Drum Roll

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 […]