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Katrina, Climate Justice and Fish Dinners: Social Justice Lawyer Colette Pichon Battle

Bill Quigley | Posted 04.04.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Colette Pichon Battle gave up a great job working as a corporate immigration lawyer in Washington DC to live in a tent in front of her flooded family home 50 miles from downtown New Orleans.

The Drop In This Marching Band's Version Of 'Hello' Is Epic

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.01.2015 | Sports

There have been a huge number of "Hello" covers since Adele's latest hit first came out in October, but we are pretty sure we just found the best one....

The Interesting Life of Southern's Siegfried Coleman

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Siegfried Coleman is a proud 2014 graduate of the Southern University Law Center. Like many HBCU students, he survived late nights and tough assignments while balancing a full-time job and life as a husband and father.

The Man Known as Sugar Meat

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices
Lawrence D. Elliott

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is quoted as saying "Without an education, a people will perish." From the moment "The Great...

Jarrett L. Carter

HBCU Presidents Share Insight On Sustainable Leadership | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Historically black colleges and universities have been at the center of a number of public debates on the changing culture of higher education. But wi...

PREDICT: Gonzaga vs. Southern

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

The No. 1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs will face the No. 16 Southern Jaguars in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the West Region. Under hea...

Top 10 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Successes of 2012

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

In honor of the New Year, we thought we generated this list of the top 10 HBCU successes of the past year. There have been many successes, but these stand out in terms of innovation, boldness, and impact.

Is This The Next Albert Einstein?

Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest Amidst a sea of smiles and tears, Southern University-Baton Rouge graduated more than 500 new alumni on Friday, s...

Can Ron Mason and Southern University Save the HBCU Perspective on Black Men?

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 11.07.2012 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Mason's idea is the revolution many Black folks have waited for. Raising up a new generation of Black men through education and opportunity is what the race has always needed, but has struggled to collectively develop and implement.

Two Southern University Students Murdered In One Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Southern University is reeling from the violent murders of two students in the past week. Ferdinand Dorsey Jr., 24, was shot dead on Monday night. Th...