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Jarrett L. Carter

University Brings Brain Food To The Masses With Renowned Lecture Series

HuffingtonPost.com | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.31.2014 | Black Voices

Dillard University will welcome renowned gospel artist Kirk Franklin to the campus on Feb 6., an appearance made possible by the university’s signat...

Jarrett L. Carter

HBCU Presidents Share Insight On Sustainable Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Louisiana's Pointe-au-Chien Tribe Struggles to Preserve Its Way of Life

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 17, 2013 edition.) Theresa Dardar, a member of the Pointe-au-Chien tribe in Terrebon...

New Orleans Considers Removing Its Claiborne Overpass

Susan Buchanan | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 17, 2012 edition.) No matter where you live in New Orleans, sooner or later you'll ...

6 HBCUs Giving Back To Their Communities This Holiday Season

Posted 12.21.2012 | Black Voices

Historically black colleges and universities are popularly known for the cultural contributions they provide America through academics, sports, ma...

"Resilience" Theme Irks Gulf Residents at Green Conference

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A number of Louisianans attended, and the theme of resilience or withstanding adversity didn't sit well with some of them, who said the state had suffered unnecessarily from oil-and-gas greed and the mistakes of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. What exactly upset attendees from Louisiana?

New Orleans Food Farms Struggle With Toxins and Red Tape

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Large-scale, community farming in the city requires soil and water testing and an array of permits. But that's not stopping gardeners in New Orleans.