Tactical Navigation

You are here

Desegregation Exhibit Open at Library

Top Stories

$1.2 million state development grant boosts UL Lafayette-tech sector link

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the Louisiana Economic Development grant during an event Friday that celebrated Waitr’s new downtown headquarters.  

Read More ➝

UL Lafayette adds composting, food donations to landfill diversion efforts

From composting biodegradable material to sending unsold meals to area food banks, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is making strides toward a waste-free campus.

Read More ➝

‘Trees for Threes’ gives basketball players extra incentive

UL Lafayette’s ‘Trees for Threes’ program gives Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns basketball players extra incentive to drain three-point shots.

Read More ➝

Display cases in the stairwell of Dupré Library at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are filled with books, documents and articles concerning desegregation of schools in Louisiana and throughout the United States.

The exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the case of Brown vs. the Board of Education. This decision required that public schools be integrated, declaring that “separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”

The exhibit, which was created by Louisiana Room Librarian Jean Kiesel, is open to the public through the end of August. Call 482-6396 for more information.

SHARE THIS |