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...

Louisiana Begins Phase One of Reopening on May 15

Louisiana will begin to ease restrictions on business openings when the current stay-at-home order expires Friday, May 15. In Phase One of the state’s reopening churches, barbershops, beauty and salons, restaurants, coffee shops, bars that serve food, gyms and fitness centers, theaters, casinos and video poker parlors, stores with exterior...

NAACP Launches #WeAreDoneDying Campaign to Take Action Against Senseless Killings of African Americans

The campaign is a Call-to-Action and highlights the NAACP’s policy interests and supported legislation for African Americans and people of color, a large demographic that is often left out of recovery effort conversations. The integrated and interactive content will create actionable steps for people to feel empowered by demanding action...