Amistad Research Center Selected for Federal Humanities Grant

$10,000 Grant Will Help Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic Amistad Research Center has been selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide for the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity, an emergency relief program to assist libraries that have been adversely affected by the pandemic. With...

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Announces Winners of Second Annual Morial Awards 

On March 16, The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) hosted the annual Morial Awards, during which Corporate Internship Leadership Institute was honored as “Corporation of the Year” and NANO, LLC was selected as “Small Business of the Year.” The Morial Awards acknowledge local businesses that have demonstrated...

Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Names Kiki Baker Barnes the First African-American Female Commissioner

Barnes  will transition from the Athletic Director role at Dillard University after 16 years of transformative leadership Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes has been appointed commissioner of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC)—making history as the first Black woman appointed to this position. Founded in 1981, the GCAC is a conference that...


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