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Four attendees at the convention of formerly enslaved people held in 1916 in Washington, D.C.  (L-R) Lewis Martin, Martha Banks, Amy Ware, and Reverend S.P. Drew, who was born free. (Library of Congress) July 28, 2020
Freedom on the Move Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Help Create ‘Freedom’s Loom,’ An Expanded Database
Freedom on the Move, an online database that seeks to document the lives of fugitives from North American slavery using newspaper ads placed by ens  Read more
University of New Orleans transportation studies professor Guang Tian is researching ways to reduce the number of railroad crossings in Louisiana. The state has one of the highest number of grade crossing collisions in the nation.(Getty Image) July 24, 2020
How Can Louisiana Reduce Its Rail Crossings? UNO Transportation Studies Professor Guang Tian’s Research Seeks That Answer
There are more than 3,000 at-grade crossings of public and private roads with railroads in Louisiana, which researchers say contribute to the state  Read more
Mayor Tim Adams is the winner of the 2020 Homer Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award and Sheba Turk is the 2020 Homer Hitt Young Alumna of the Year. July 23, 2020
Mayor Timothy Adams to Receive 2020 UNO Homer Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award
Timothy Adams, a business executive and the mayor of Bowie, Maryland, will receive the 2020 University of New Orleans Homer L.  Read more