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    President Kimbrough on Post-Racial and HBCUs PDF Print E-mail
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    In an article on post-racial America and the unique opportunities they may create for HBCUs, Dillard President Dr. Walter Kimbrough shares his views on the status of affirmative action and acceptance of blacks in America.

    The more that America wants to embrace the optimism of a post-racial society, the more its reality is painted by racialized social pessimism. But the gloomier the outlook on America realizing its potential as a nation of altruistic tolerance, the more that HBCUs stand out as the only architects qualified to truly build the concept.


    Adjunct Professor Takes Over at Urban League of New Orleans PDF Print E-mail
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    Former Dillard University adjunct professor Erika McConduit takes over as Interim President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. Beginning in February, McConduit will take over full time in this position. She will co-lead the organization with Nolan Rollins until then. McConduit is a strong supporter of education and intends to focus on economic development as well as workforce development.

    Read more about it in The Advocate...

    Dillard Professor Dr. Gary Clark Discusses 2nd Obama Inuaguration PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard University Associate Professor Dr. Gary Clark discusses the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, on WWL TV. Dr. Clark shares his views on President Obama's referencing Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, his inauguration speech, and his legacy as a president. Along with Eric Paulsen and Sally Ann Roberts, Dr. Clark shares what he sees as Obama's signature moments in office.

    See the video clip from WWL-TV... 

    Mighty Mitchell the First Female Globetrotter to Play in Houston in Decades PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard alumna and Harlem Globetrotter Ariel "Mighty" Mitchell will be playing at the Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas beginning on Jan. 26. She is the first female Globetrotter to play in Houston in 20 years. 

    Dillard alumnus and "Supertrotter" Billy Ray Hobley is also mentioned. 

    Read more about in The Katy News...

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    The 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Peace includes several events at Dillard University. Beginning with a discussion from the Alphas on Wednesday, Jan. 15, Dillard will be home to this year's City of New Orleans Memorial Service on Sunday, January 20, a special lecture series featuring Tavis Smiley and Cornel West on Monday, January 21, followed by the MLK Convocation on Tuesday, January 22.

    Read more about it in The Advocate...

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