Nearly 200 members of The Links, Incorporated returned to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the group’s third humanitarian trip, Global Linkage Initiative, to enhance the education, health and welfare of the nation’s schools and students that began in 2016. The group was on the island January 23-26, 2018. The Links, Incorporated’s members and their families, a record
Southern University at New Orleans’s (SUNO) honored Alumna Link Millie Charles by dedicating its new school of social work – – The Millie M. Charles School of Social Work. Millie Charles, who founded the SUNO School of Social Work in 1983, is a social worker pioneer, educator, civil rights, community and social justice activist. She
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), in partnership with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, has selected culinary giant and civil rights icon Leah Chase as its 2018 Humanist of the Year. The award is given annually by the state’s humanities council as part of its efforts to recognize the individuals and organizations making invaluable contributions
As part of the New Orleans chapter’s Classics Through the Ages programming, Mary McLeod Bethune students spent the day at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art with artist Horton Humble. The students toured the museum, learned about Mr. Humble’s art, his techniques and discussed the imagery depicted in his works. Additionally, the students learned about Mr.
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art opened its doors to the New Orleans community in honor and celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Participants of all ages got to listen to some of the speeches of Dr. King. Students stood before visitors to the museum and expounded on thoughts and ideas of the day,