An advocate for racial equality, Rosa Freeman Keller used her privilege as a white woman and member of New Orleans’ elite to integrate schools, transportation and libraries in the city. Though Keller’s family became famous for its philanthropy, she wasn’t born into wealth, she wrote in her autobiography. Born Rosa Freeman in 1911, her father, […]
J’Brionne Helaire is a senior mass communication major at Dillard University. She is the editor-in-chief of Dillard University’s newspaper, The Courtbouillon. Helaire has interned for The Times-Picayune, CBS Sports, and is now a part of Verite’s inaugural college fellowship. She is also a fellow in Dr. Ron Jackson’s inaugural HBCU PhD Pipeline Program and is a freelance photographer.
Helaire is from Cecilia, Louisiana and chose New Orleans as her home for her undergraduate career.