Terrytown Lawyer Pokes Fun at Murder of Baton Rouge Icon- Big Easy Magazine

Jenn Bentley – Contributing Writer and Editor July 20th, 2019 (Editor’s Note: This piece has been edited to include the rules regarding misconduct as stated by the Louisiana Bar Association) The news of the murder of Baton Rouge civil rights icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph was met with both shock and sorrow by most of the community. Ms. Sadie was beloved by her community, well-known (and well-liked) … Continue reading Terrytown Lawyer Pokes Fun at Murder of Baton Rouge Icon- Big Easy Magazine

The hidden history of black nationalist women’s political activism

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the historical contributions of black people in the United States. Too often, however, this history focuses on black men, sidelining black women and diminishing their contributions. This is true in mainstream narratives of black nationalist movements in the United States. These narratives almost always highlight the experiences of a handful of black nationalist men, including Marcus … Continue reading The hidden history of black nationalist women’s political activism