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The 29th annual reception celebrated the leadership and service of nine honorees during this year's Bayou Classic weekend in New Orleans. (DrumRoll)
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On juries across America, the vote of people of color is often underrepresented and the absence of representation hinders chances for fair and impartial…
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The Iberia African American Historical Society Center for Research and Learning opens in Lafayette's Shadows Visitors Center
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A Talk with Eddie Ponds, founding publisher of The DrumWatch now (29 min) | Historian Antionette Harrell interviews Eddie Ponds, founding publisher of The Drum as part of her ongoing video series and…
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During tonight's rememberance of the shooting deaths of Denver Smith and Leonard Brown, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an official apology from the state.
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Chris, Bernell, and Allen Muse's family farm in St. Helena Parish is anything but typical.
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A commission found there was 'no justification' for the shooting and that the confrontation 'should never have happened.' However, 50 years later no one…
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At 12:35 p.m. on Nov. 17, 1972, Deputy Attorney General Ralph Erickson ordered an investigation into the shooting of the two students at Southern…
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On Nov.16, 1972, chaos ensued after law enforcement officers fired tear gas into a crowd of students at Southern University. After the smoke cleared…
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As the 50th anniversary of the SU shooting approaches, a 10-month examination by the LSU Cold Case Project provides a much clearer picture of one of the…
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Beginning Monday, Nov. 14, several events will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the deaths of Southern University students Denver Smith and Leonard…
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