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A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

Oldest US Veteran of WWII, Lawrence N. Brooks, Dies at 112

Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. — and believed to be the oldest man in the country —...

PRESS ROOM: Fabian Broaden — Making Statements Through Photos

By ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Defender News Network When Houstonian Fabian Broaden graduated from college at Southern University, he began a successful career as an architect...

Killing of Black Teenager, Quawan “Bobby” Charles, was ‘Emmett Till-like Lynching’ Says Local Residents

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent “Many say Charles’ body resembles 14-year-old Emmett Till who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 after...

‘THE AMERICAN AUDIT’ exposes America as a 400-year old business and its toll on...

To pull together photographs, videos, and audio records he collected for this performance, Rose interviewed researchers and activists including Michael ‘Quess’ Moore, who co-founded...