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Jackson to lead CDL program development

The Center for Development and Learning has hired  DeJunne’ Clark Jackson as the vice president of program development. Jackson, who is a mother of a “double-deficit, comorbid, bright, insightful, and kind-hearted dyslexic child,” has an in-depth knowledge […]

Education

Lucius J. Barker, political scientist who broke racial barriers, has died at 92

Lucius J. Barker, a Stanford University political scientist who specialized in constitutional law, civil liberties and African American politics and served as president of the American Political Science Association, has died. Among his students were politicians Cory Booker, Tony West and Julián and Joaquin Castro. Barker attended and later taught at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. […]

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What about school after COVID?

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is currently developing plans for the 2020-2021 school year. In order for officials to design the safest and most practical back-to-school options, they are asking families to complete […]

Baton Rouge

Members of the community ask EBR School Board to condemn Bernard’s comments on Robert E. Lee

In an open letter, EBR citizens wrote, ” Her interview demonstrates that she values Robert E. Lee and the systemic racism that he represents far more than the students and families that she has committed to serve as a member of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board.” […]

News

EBR Library; ‘There’s something for everyone with the online summer reading program’

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program, Imagine Your Story!, began Monday, June 1, and runs through Saturday, August 15. But it’s Summer Reading, Re-Imagined as the library transitions to a new online program! The traditional summer […]

News

BR youth invited to experience aviation at home

The Baton Rouge Youth Aviation Experience invites Baton Rouge area youth to participate in virtual aviation programs throughout the country. Due to COVID-19 the experience will not include trips to Atlanta or Denver. However, through […]

Baton Rouge

‘We must do better protecting our Black Women’ says LSU organization following Kinnedy Smith’s murder

Baton Rouge Police arrested the man accused of fatally stabbing Kinnedy Smith, a 21-year-old Shreveport native over the weekend. According to police, 27-year-old Connor Regan, stabbed Smith to death during a domestic dispute and has been charged […]

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Nominate your Essential Dad

Dads are essential! Nominate a dad who has been working throughout the COVID-19 crisis for him to be a part of our ESSENTIAL DADS feature. Share his name and email, then he will receive an […]