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2018 black history month exhibit




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A complete set of pictures from the Dillard University Bleu Devils Historical Walk, created by DU Library Archivist John Kennedy, can be found at:


N.O. Black Creole Cuisine 300 Years  




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A complete set of pictures from the Dillard University Library New Orleans Black Creole Cuisine 300 Years of the Black Hand in the Pot Lecture by Ms. Zella Palmer, can be found at:


Photos courtesy of Mr. Malik Bartholomew, Library Access Services and Student Workers Supervisor. 



Pictures from "Black Health Matters" Panel Discussion on Thursday, February 15, 2018,

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The event was hosted by senior, Chalsey Blanchard, and the DU KB Psychology Club. More pictures from the event can be found at:




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Pictures from “Take Back the Night” Annual Chalk the Walk and Open Mic Poetry Slam in Recognition of Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Month Tuesday, October 24, 2017,

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 




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More information about “Take Back the Night” events can be found at:



Instagram: TBTNola

Snapchat: tbtnola

Hashtag: #TBTNola


Pictures from the Will W. Alexander Library Local Artist, Dianne M. “MiMi” Baquet, Art Exhibit and Opening Reception


Monday, October 23, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.



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To obtain more information about Ms. Baquet’s opening exhibit and reception, please contact her at: 504-421-5195. She can also be reached by email at:


Pictures from Dillard University English Professors & Authors Book Signings and Presentations

September 19, 2017



Dr. Nancy Dixon
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 John Pult
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Jay Murphy
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Dr. Nayita Wilson
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Carolyn Nur Wistrand
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Organizer: Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, Author, Folklorist
Conrad N. Hilton Endowed Professor & Coordinator, for additional information.


Twitter: @redbeansista


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Pictures from One Book, One New Orleans Open Mic / Spoken Word event in recognition of  New Orleans born author and poet Clint Smith's book of Poetry, Counting Descent” 


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Clint Smith is a writer, teacher, and Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard University. He is a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, a 2017 recipient of the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review, and has received fellowships from Cave Canem and the National Science FoundationHis writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Guardian, and The New Republic and he has delivered two popular TED Talks, The Danger of Silence & How to Raise a Black Son in America. His debut collection of poems, Counting Descent, was published in 2016 by Write Bloody Publishing. It won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award. 




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