We’ve Seen Enough!

We’ve Seen Enough!

It has been little over a month since our country was made aware of the fatal 8 minutes and 46 seconds in which Minneapolis police officers stood guard as one of their own weaponized his knee to not only strip George Floyd of his liberty, but also of his life. And...
Leading Movements

Leading Movements

Written by: Sherreta R. Harrison In any moment of societal upheaval, there emerges a unique and necessary role: the activist. An activist is one who is usually aware of causes and challenges before the rest of the world and tries tirelessly to get the rest of us on...
The Urban Update (Issue 02)

The Urban Update (Issue 02)

Many of Baton Rouge’s leading organizations have had to significantly adjust their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During these times of disruption and uncertainty, your organizational leaders have found adaptive and innovative ways to serve you through...
Philan’ Yourself

Philan’ Yourself

Written by: Lauren Crump Sometimes, philanthropy gets in its own way. Etymologically, it’s “the love of humanity”. In practice, it’s a financial contribution. But in many circles, it’s considered an opportunity and distinction reserved for the wealthy. What’s wrong...
Navigating Education through A New Pandemic

Navigating Education through A New Pandemic

Written by: Moon Muhammad On March 13th, in the midst of an unrelenting course collaboration, we got word that the governor had announced school closures. To be fair, only a handful of first – year teachers had gotten the word at my school and had naturally taken to...