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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

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Ruby Bridges: The problem that she lived with

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

It was Nov. 14, 1960 when an African American 6-year-old girl named Ruby Bridges was set to start first grade at an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. Every day for that year, Bridges was escorted...

Black History Month feature: Katherine Johnson

Black History Month feature: Katherine Johnson

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 18, 2020

“Black women working for NASA in the ‘60s? How am I just now hearing about this?” That was my initial reaction when the movie “Hidden Figures” first hit theaters. I remember feeling both fascinated...

Black History Month feature: Dorothy Height

Black History Month feature: Dorothy Height

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2020

Dorothy Height was an activist and administrator throughout the 20th century who started many institutions that pushed for both the rights of black Americans and of women in America. Born in Richmond,...

Maya Angelou

Black History Month feature: Maya Angelou

Elana Guillory , Staff Reporter February 4, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, a nation-wide celebration that spans the month of February, The Lion’s Roar will feature a series of articles written by our staff that reflect on the accomplishments...

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