Xavier University Celebrates Graduation with Virtual Ceremony Saturday, May 23

Xavier University of Louisiana will honor its Spring 2020 graduates with a virtual graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, via https://www.xula.edu/other/watchlive Dean P. Baquet, New Orleans native and executive editor for the New York Times, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree. Baquet will virtually address...

THE BLACK CRISIS IN THE MIDST OF CORONAVIRUS:

Pandemic Brings Years of Healthcare Disparities to the Forefront By Lisa Fitchfrom the NNPA Newswire Dr. Maulana Karenga, chair of the Department of Africana Studies at CSU Long Beach, wants the Black community to make sure that physical distancing during the pandemic does not interfere with relationships or establishing networks....

Census Bureau Begins Front Door Delivery This Week

The U.S. Census Bureau will deliver 2020 Census invitations and paper questionnaires at the front doors of roughly 92,000 household in Louisiana and more than 1.5 million nationwide this week. Hand delivery is typically conducted in areas where the majority of households do not receive mail at their physical address....