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Racism Series Season Four Opener to Highlight Activism Across Generations at LSU Reilly Center Event

BATON ROUGE--Season four of "Racism: Dismantling the System" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 3:30 p.m. CT. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host the season opener, Activism Across Generations: The Fight for Civil Rights Then and Now, in partnership with Southern University and A&M College's Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Louisiana Budget Project, NAACP Louisiana State Conference and the LSU Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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Racism: Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity

BATON ROUGE-- The season three finale of Racism: Dismantling the System, "The Role of Racial Injustice in Mental Health Inequity," will explore the unfortunate realities of the relationship between communities of color and the mental health system. Join the discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 3:30 p.m. CT by registering on Eventbrite.

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LSU Public Relations Professor Jinx Broussard Honored as 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations

BATON ROUGE--LSU Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard has been named a 2021 Bruce K. Berger Educator Honoree by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. She is one of five influential public relations leaders who will be honored at the annual Milestones in Mentoring Gala at the Union League Club of Chicago on Nov. 11.

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More Than Politics: Elected Officials to Share Their Journeys To and From Office at LSU Reilly Center Event

Baton Rouge-The LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will host "Stories of Statesmanship: Nine to Fives and Limelight Lives" on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 4:30 p.m. CT. While many politicians follow a predictable pipeline to political office, there are some who take alternate routes.

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LSU to Host Radio Personality JR Jackson for his “Media for the Movement” Tour

On November 15, 2021, LSU will host radio personality JR Jackson as part of his “Media for the Movement” tour. Taking place at the Holliday Forum within the LSU Journalism Building, Jackson will present two interactive lectures on developing a career in sports media, the changing landscape of media, and the impact of inclusion and equality in journalism, sports and reporting.

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LSU Reilly Center to Explore 'Separate but Equal' Doctrine, Legacy of Plessy v. Ferguson

BATON ROUGE--LSU's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs' Racism: Dismantling the System series continues Thursday, Nov. 4, at 3:30 p.m. CT with "Separate and Unequal: The Legacy of Plessy v. Ferguson." Postponed due to Hurricane Ida in August, the rescheduled Nov. 4 virtual event requires attendees to register in advance via Eventbrite. Those who registered before the postponement will have their registration transferred to the new date.

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LSU Reilly Center Event to Explore Educational Inequity, Feature A.P. Tureaud Jr.

BATON ROUGE--"The Great Equalizer? How Policy Cemented Educational Inequity" will discuss how landmark Supreme Court rulings in the Plessy v. Ferguson and, subsequently, Brown v. Board of Education cases continue to shape the values of the American education system. Join the discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 3:30 p.m. CT by registering on Eventbrite.

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