Voting Is Key to Racial Equality, Pew Research Center Study Reveals

January 25, 2023

“Black Resistance,” the national theme for Black History Month 2023, is a reminder of the ongoing fight against racial inequality. In a new study by the nationally respected Pew Research Center (PRC), 63 percent of Black adults indicated that voting was a key strategy for moving toward equality. Less than half of poll respondents (42 percent) placed protesting in that same category. Only Black Americans age 65 and over consider protests a preferred tactic. Supporting Black-owned business and Black-led communities were also ranked as effective remedies for inequality. Contacting elected officials was considered the least effective tactic among those offered.

Louisiana’s HBCUs Have a Lasting Impact

February 27, 2021

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) exist across the United States but are particularly concentrated in the South. Prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Black Americans relied on these institutions to achieve higher education. Since the majority of higher education institutions completely disqualified or overwhelmingly limited Black students from attending, HBCUs helped to […]

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