‘The American Audit’ exposes America as a 400-year-old business and its toll on Black citizens

Donney Rose’s provocative project, called ‘The American Audit,’ gets to the root of Black American’s dehumanization and explores the why and how. The performance is Feb. 28 at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge

BR Bus Boycott commemorated by Toni Morrison Society’s Bench by the Road Project

The Toni Morrison Society has selected Baton Rouge as the next site for its Bench by the Road Project, which commemorates places significant in Blacks history. On Feb. 6, 2016, a bench will be unveiled in honor of Blacks involved in the historic 1953 Baton Rouge bus boycott, which was the precursor to the Montgomery … Continue reading

Race, Risks, and Revolutions

What happened in Missouri today cannot be overstated and should not be viewed as an isolated event: rather, it should be viewed as another chapter in the annals of American history on race. –Lori Martin Race, Risks, and Revolutions By Lori Latrice Martin Don’t get it twisted. Sports are not just about entertainment. Athletes–Black athletes … Continue reading