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  • Community honors historian, activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph
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    Community honors historian, activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph

    For more than three decades, Sadie Roberts-Joseph was an exceptional force of civic and cultural life in Baton Rouge. Often called an activist, matriarch, and a ‘tireless advocate of peace,’ the 75-year-old  founder of the city’s African-American history museum was found dead in the trunk of a car on Friday, July 12, about 3 miles from her home. […]

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  • ‘Not Charity Lord, but a Chance’
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    ‘Not Charity Lord, but a Chance’

    On the heels of winning an international People’s Choice Award for her aromatherapy pillow business, Condoleezza Semien, 13, shared a poem during the Baton Rouge African American History Museum’s Juneteenth celebration on June 3. She was invited to read the poem at the event and was recognized as an “inventor” by museum curator Sadie Roberts-Joseph. The museum […]

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  • Myra Richardson to receive NAACP’s advocacy award
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    Myra Richardson to receive NAACP’s advocacy award

    Myra Richardson will be presented the NAACP’s Prestigious Montague Cobb Health Advocacy Award, July 22, 2019 during the annual convention. This award was established to honor individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact in the field of health. This award is given annually in recognition of the legacy of Dr. W. Montague Cobb, […]

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  • Grambling State launches new dining program with Magic Johnson’s Sodexo Magic
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    Grambling State launches new dining program with Magic Johnson’s Sodexo Magic

    Grambling State University announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider SodexoMAGIC. The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, new major-brand quick-serve restaurants, and 24-hour dining. “The best part of our new program is that we, as students, are driving the design,” said Steven Wilson, rising senior […]

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