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Dillard University Center for Racial Justice News


September 2022

July 2022



Police Presence on HBCU Campuses | Best Colleges

“I saw my son” – Ronald Greene’s mother still fighting for justice | WWL-TV

“I thought of my son immediately,” Family of Ronald Greene attends Tyre Nichols vigil at Dillard University | WGNO-TV

Relatives of Ronald Greene call for justice, police reform during vigil at Dillard University | WVUE-TV

Director of Dillard University’s Center for racial justice analyzes Tyre Nichols’ arrest | WWL-TV

Expungement clinic offers hope for clean start, but more help is needed | Verite

The Center for Racial Justice donates $10k to cover expungement filing fees for New Orleans residents | Campus News

The Center for Racial Justice to host first paid Expungement Day on January 11 | Campus News


Center for Racial Justice & National PREA Coordinators Working Group host PREA Coordinators 4th Annual National Conference | Campus News

Center for Racial Justice hosts free webinar with Orleans Public Defenders | Campus News

Calling all social justice seekers: The Center for Racial Justice continues its “must-attend” speaker series with several influential voices | Campus News


Center for Racial Justice receives $5 million gift from Kirkland & Ellis | Campus News

Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke to serve as Ortique Lecture speaker | Campus News

Racial issues behind cases of missing people of color (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV

Center for Racial Justice participates in Black Philanthropy Month panel | Campus News

Center for Racial Justice receives $1 million grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation | Campus News

Louisiana history text book under fire for not giving the full story on Civil War (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV

Police Reform: Where Are We Now? (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV

On the anniversary of George Floyd’s death, criminal justice experts say some police reforms have been made; more are needed (Esmail comments) | WVUE-TV

What effect has the Chauvin verdict had on police recruiting? (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV

New Orleans legal experts weigh in on verdict in Derek Chauvin trial (Esmail comments) | WVUE-TV

Derek Chauvin murder trial could change use of force policies across the country (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV


Dixie Beer Name Change (Esmail comments) | WVUE-TV

New Orleans professor breaks down U.S. race relations on Juneteenth (Esmail interview) | WWL-TV

‘It’s hard to discuss;’ Even in Congress, talking about race can be difficult (Esmail comments) | WWL-TV

Dillard to launch Center for Racial Justice to focus on policing and other racial issues | Campus News

Civil rights activists, academicians discuss reasons protests are remaining peaceful in New Orleans (Esmail comments) | WVUE-TV

COVID-19 pandemic could cause more financial suffering for low-income workers and the poor (Esmail comments) | WVUE-TV