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    Dillard Hosts Claiborne Corridor Discussion PDF Print E-mail
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    A large crowd gathered on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Dillard University to discuss the future of the Claiborne Corridor. Held by the City of New Orleans, these discussions will enlighten the public about a study entitled "Livable Claiborne Communities".

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    Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy Discusses Her Writing PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard professor Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy shares some insights into her writing and stories from "Red Beans and Ricely Yours: Poems" with Southeastern Louisiana University professor Dayne Sherman. Growing up in the Seventh Ward near Dillard University gave Dr. Saloy a unique outlook on life. She recalls stories and folklore being passed down through family members and discusses the importance of sharing such stories with others. Dr. Saloy also discusses her current and future projects. Presently, she is on sabbatical and working on another collection of verse.

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    Dillard Choir to Perform with LPO PDF Print E-mail
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    The Dillard University Choir will perform with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra for the 40th Annual Liberty Bank Holiday Concert. The event takes place in Xavier University's new Convocation Center on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at 8 p.m.

    Tickets are still available.

    Read more about the holiday special here...

    Dillard Ortique Lecture a Success PDF Print E-mail
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    The 2012 Justice O. Ortique Jr. Lecture Series with guest speaker Michelle Alexander, was a huge success. With standing room only in Georges Auditorium, the crowd listened to acclaimed author and polticial activist Alexander share insights into racial discrimination and mass incarceration.

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    2012 Ortique Lecturer Speaks Out PDF Print E-mail
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    The 2012 Justice Revius O. Ortique Jr. Lecture Series guest speaker Michelle Alexander, speaks out about the "War on Drugs" and its direct connection to mass incarceration. Times-Picayune columnist Jarvis DeBerry writes about the Dillard University lecture and and his own personal findings on Michelle Alexander's topic of mass incarceration of males in the African American community.

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