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  1. 5 things to know for 1/13-1/19Read the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | WWOZ

    ... Herlin Riley and his band will precede Person. Listen in starting at 7:15p as we come to you live from Dillard University's Lawless Memorial Chapel. 2) Monday, January 16 is MLK Day of Service and there are plenty of volunteer opportunities ...

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  2. Locals eager to participate in Women's March on Washington, fight for women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... we're going experience a big shift as a country," said Mariah Hickman, a mass communications major at Dillard University. "I'm going to the march because I believe in equality, I believe in women's rights, I believe that somebody has to help them as ...

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  3. On MLK Day locals talk racial divide, expectations of incoming presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    As thousands took part in local activities to remember the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior, some in attendance did not ignore a glaring challenge. "We find ourselves tearing each other a part and so how do we turn the tide from chaos to community," said Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough, Ph.D., as he delivered a speech outside New Orleans City Hall.

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  4. Lafayette residents remember and honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... needs to be pursued now more than ever," attendee Ernest Kinchen said. Kinchen met Dr. King in 1959 at Dillard University. "It was a transforming experience and I'm still here trying to help and do all that I can to make sure his legacy lives." It's ...

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  5. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration calls for harmonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | NOLA.com

    ... respect seemed to emerge as a common theme as speakers made their way to the podium. The keynote speaker, Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough, hit a high note when he quoted King, saying, "The large house in which we live demands that we ...

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  6. Wilson tapped as Holy Family presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Daily Herald

    ... and Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans. Wilson earned a bachelor of science in nursing and biology at Dillard University, New Orleans and an executive master of business administration at University of New Orleans. Her professional memberships ...

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  7. 5 things to know for 1/13-1/19Read the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | WWOZ

    ... Herlin Riley and his band will precede Person. Listen in starting at 7:15p as we come to you live from Dillard University's Lawless Memorial Chapel. 2) Monday, January 16 is MLK Day of Service and there are plenty of volunteer opportunities ...

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  8. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Advocate

    ... Picture." (504) 658-4100. noma.org . JAZZ AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: 7 p.m., Lawless Memorial Chapel, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Soul jazz legend Houston Person headlines the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's ...

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  9. Asheville events celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Mountain Xpress

    ... week of celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. will be given by Walter Kimbrough, president of Dillard University in New Orleans, La. Kimbrough has been recognized for his research and writings on African-Americans and higher education. UNC ...

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  10. Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in DallasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | D Magazine

    ... center. On Jan. 14, an awards banquet and mixer at the Fairmont Hotel will feature a keynote speech by Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough, whose fantastic Twitter handle is @HipHopPrez . The city's official parade is Monday, beginning at ...

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  11. Johnson C. Smith University hires search firm to locate next presidentRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | University Business

    The school's Presidential Search Committee has hired Boston-based Isaacson, Miller to lead the search for a replacement for Ronald Carter, who is resigning June 30. The firm has recruited leadership for some of the nation's leading colleges, including private historically black campuses such as Spelman College in Atlanta, Dillard University in New Orleans and Howard University in Washington, D.C. More than 60 percent of the firm's work is in higher education.

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  12. UNC Asheville celebrates 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. week with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Mountain Xpress

    Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week 2017 at UNC Asheville to Feature Keynote Lecture by Walter Kimbrough, President of Dillard University UNC Asheville will hold a week of special events dedicated to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., highlighted by the keynote lecture on Jan. 19 by Walter M. Kimbrough , president of Dillard University in New Orleans.

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  13. New Orleanian Kyle Banks performs in The Lion King at Saenger TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Best of New Orleans

    Kyle Banks grew up in New Orleans, where he performed at NOCCA and studied at St. Augustine High School and Dillard University. He was cast in the Broadway production of The Lion King in 2003 and has since performed in New York and touring productions.

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  14. STUDS Club Scholarship Award Celebration marks 70 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | NOLA.com

    ... and agencies. For this year's party, held at the Crystal Palace, representatives of five HBCUs -- Dillard University, Southern University of New Orleans, Grambling State University, Southern University and A&M College , and Xavier University -- were ...

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  15. 2016 Recap: Senate and Congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Those six candidates were John Kennedy , Foster Campbell , Caroline Fayard , Charles Boustany , John Fleming and David Duke . A closed set debate was held on Nov. 2 at Dillard University in New Orleans, where the six qualified candidates took the stage.

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  16. Dillard, St. John Housing Authority get HUD moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 27 | The Navajo Times

    _ Dillard University in New Orleans and the Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish are the Louisiana recipients of newly announced federal grants to help people find jobs and achieve economic independence. A Department of Housing and Urban ...

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  17. Courtesy MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Dillard University in New Orleans and the Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish are the Louisiana recipients of newly announced federal grants to help people find jobs and achieve economic independence. A Department of Housing and Urban Development news release says Dillard received $246,000 and the St. John authority was awarded more than $228,000.

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  18. Weekend anchor Johnny Archer to leave NBC 5 in early a 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... coast in 2010. He was born and raised in Fort Worth and still has family in the city. He graduated from Dillard University in New Orleans with a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications and Business Management. Local-TV blogger Ed Bark, who first ...

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  19. A Tulane professor combines her passion for tennis, education to help kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Children participate in the A's and Aces mentoring program on the tennis courts of Dillard University on Thursday, January 19, 2012. Anna Monhartova is president of the local chapter of the National Junior Tennis League which is involved with the program.

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  20. High profile killings involving traffic incidents prompt tips for avoiding road rageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... United States. We have more people on the road," said Ashraf Esmail, a criminologist and sociologist at Dillard University in New Orleans. Joe McKnight, who played for the Jets and the Chiefs, was shot to death just outside of New Orleans in ...

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