The browning of public schools

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist This is the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision outlawing “separate but

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Alex Thomas (center) was named Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Local student Alex Thomas chosen as La. Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year

By April Siese Contributing Writer Benjamin Franklin High School sophomore Alex Thomas has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The

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UNO trailblazer honored for exemplary efforts
Students at the University of New Orleans should glance upward when entering that portion of the student center known as “The Deck.” Above the door they’ll see the name Louise ...
Dillard students awarded for academic achievement
By David T. Baker Contributing Writer Two Dillard University students were the recipients of a newly created scholarship for being outstanding in their class.
N.O. charter school ranks second among La. schools
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Within a week, the three schools under the governance of Collegiate Academies were accused of violating the civil rights of their students while the organization’s flagship school, ...
‘P. Diddy’ to keynote Howard graduation: Some criticize, others praise decision
By Jasmine Rennie Contributing Writer ( — Journalist and author A. Peter Bailey, a former Howard Univ­ersity student, best known for his work with Malcolm X, told a Howard journalism class ...
FEMA expected to rule on plan to build school on toxic soil
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The public comment period ends April 30 as the Recovery School District (RSD) awaits final approval from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for their plan to ...
Southern University celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge
By Koran Addo Contributing Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (Special to AP from The Advocate) — The people who make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution’s history. It’s a ...
Civil rights complaints are filed against three N.O. schools
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer At Carver Collegiate, the family handbook describes in great detail precisely how students should walk, talk, dress, sit, raise their hand, and move their eyes. Volume levels at ...
Michelle Obama to address Dillard graduates
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the address at Dillard University on Saturday, May 10, when 243 students of Dillard University’s Class of 2014 walk down the Avenue of the ...

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