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WASHINGTON DC—There is something to be said about leaders who push beyond boundaries to forge relationships and gain cooperation from others. For all intents and purposes, that’s what leaders from Baton Rouge are doing on a national scale following with a networking mixer held last month with leaders in Washington DC. A delegation of elected […]
New Venture Theatre recently announced the cast of the upcoming Love, Whitney – A Choreoplay!, October 19-21 at the Hayden Hall at Southern University. An original production, conceived by Greg Williams Jr.,  as a way to pay honor and tribute to one of the great voices of our time. Performed only through dance, Love, Whitney […]
Dr. Joia Crear-Perry of New Orleans, was appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Advisory Council. Crear-Perry is an obstetrician and gynecologist and the President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative. She will serve as a representative of a community-based organization that works to prevent maternal mortality. The Healthy Moms, […]
Clinics to be held in all regions of the state throughout October and November
CourseCon Baton Rouge will be Held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Raising Cane’s River Center; Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Will Also Take Place with the Unveiling of His Hearse
When it comes to fashion destinations Baton Rouge is city that could be at the bottom of the list, but Christopher John Rogers and Oonarissa Brown-Bernard are changing that. Besides dominating the charts this year?  What do Cardi B and Sza have in common? They turn to Rogers for his ‘80s glamour meets punk rock […]
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Three years ago, the Louisiana Legislature approved medical marijuana as a treatment option for certain health conditions. The drug is expected to become available to patients this year. The number of people who could qualify has grown to about 100,000, after the Legislature expanded the program. A previous rule by the Louisiana State Board of […]
Black citizens are underrepresented as undergraduates and on the faculties of America’s four-year public universities, according to a new report card by the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center. Nowhere is the problem worse than in Louisiana. The report found that traditional-age (18-24) Black students are under-enrolled at three-fourths of public universities compared […]
The Southern University Ag Center’s Family and Human Development Unit will host a free personal health history workshop from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on October 12 at the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union, on Southern University’s campus. This workshop will feature sessions on managing rheumatoid arthritis and other bone and joint conditions, eating healthy for […]

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