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Events

Celebrating freedom becomes a state, national holiday

In 1976, Baton Rougeans first celebrated Juneteenth with a parade. Then annual celebrations occurred sporadically in the capital city until historian Sadie Roberts-Joseph began hosting annual celebrations consistently in the late 1980s.Juneteenth, also known as […]

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Entertainment

N.O. museum hosts Juneteenth

Each year in mid-June, communities across the U.S. celebrate Juneteenth–a commemoration of the abolition of slavery in America. In New Orleans, enjoy visiting historic sites or stopping by a special Juneteenth celebration. Here’s more of what to […]

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Education

SU College of Ag hosts recruitment fair, March 24

The Southern University College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences (CAFCS) is inviting high school juniors and seniors, Southern University students, and students interested in transferring to Southern to its’ virtual recruitment fair at 6 […]

Baton Rouge

T.I. to deliver keynote during SU symposium

Tip “T.I.” Harris will deliver the Saturday keynote address for the Southern University Law Center’s virtual Sports and Entertainment Symposium. “At the Law Center, we strive to present continuing education seminars where we align our […]

Baton Rouge

‘Reach Your Fullest Potential’

Masked up and practicing physical distancing, McKinley Senior High School senior Micah Jones tells East Baton Rouge Parish 2020 graduates to “do all you can do to reach your fullest potential.” Read Jones’ speech along […]

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Louisiana Lupus Foundation continues to support people living with lupus through COVID fears

The Louisiana Lupus Foundation invites everyone living with lupus in the state to participate in a needs survey and virtual support group. The needs survey, which is confidential, is available online at www.louisianalupusfoundation.org/survey or at https://forms.gle/zoS1gf2v7L3hqjK39. […]

Baton Rouge

Grower training, Hemp summit, and ‘Queen Sugar’ headline SU’s Louisiana Small Farmers Conference

For a decade, the Southern University Ag Center’s Louisiana Small Farmers Conference has provided the state’s small agricultural producers with strategies and information on the latest educational tools and resources to help them stay in […]

Baton Rouge

‘THE AMERICAN AUDIT’ exposes America as a 400-year old business and its toll on Black humanity

Exploring the nation as a business, Donney Rose brings a riveting spoken word project that chronicles the toll of the Black Experience from 1919 to today. The Baton Rouge performance of ‘The American Audit’ will be Feb. 28 at the Manship Theatre. […]

Baton Rouge

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosting World AIDS Day Walk/Run/Ride, other activities Dec. 1

The Baton Rouge Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., along with theAIDS Healthcare Foundation and the Southern University Horace W. Moody Intramural Sports Complex is hosting a World AIDS Day one-mile walk, run and ride and other activities on […]

Business

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe to co-host the first Louisiana Rural Economic Development Summit with Southern University Law Center

MARKSVILLE – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana is partnering with the Southern University Law Center (SULC) and the Southern University College of Business University Center for Economic Development to co-host the first Louisiana Rural and Economic (LaRuE) Development Summit in Marksville, […]

Events

Donna Brazile to Speak at SUNO

Political Strategist Donna Brazile will give the keynote address during the Charles Frye Memorial Lecture at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). The lecture, hosted by SUNO’s Center […]