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Integrating LSU

By Leah Wood Jewett and Jennifer A. Cramer The story of the integration of LSU transcends black and white. It is a tale of human perseverance; a shared, unwavering belief in the ideals of democracy; and ultimately, justice. The Relentless

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Maxine Crump to Moderate Civil Rights Film Discussion

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, on Tuesday, January 21, LSU Libraries is hosting two events at Hill Memorial Library to kick start the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant funded film-based program, Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights

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Reverend T.J. Jemison, Baton Rouge Civil Rights Advocate, Remembered

The Reverend Theodore Judson “T.J.” Jemison, civil rights advocate and one of the prime leaders of the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, passed away on November 15, 2013, at the age of 95.   Rev. Jemison came to Baton Rouge in 1949

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Oral Histories on Louisiana’s Women Environmentalists in Book, Online Presentation

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement (University Press of Mississippi, 2013) by Peggy Frankland with Susan Tucker was published earlier this year. This book is the culmination of Frankland’s fourteen year project to document women’s roles in the grassroots

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