The Tulane Hullabaloo

Removing ‘Victory Bell’, Tulane does the bare minimum

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Juharah Worku, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. It is unsurprising that the “Victory Bell,” revered by Tulane and integrated in the fabric of this university’s traditions over the past 60 years was in fact an artifact that called enslaved African pe...

On the 1619 Project and looking for Black justice

The 1619 Project being discussed at Conversations in Color

Juharah Worku, Contributing Reporter

November 13, 2019

Juharah Worku is a research associate for Professor Selamawit D. Terrefe  The Amistad Research Center hosted the latest installment of “Conversations in Color,” a free cultural series centering authors and artists whose work focuses on social justice, this past Friday.  The event, titled “T...

Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

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Les Griots Violets

November 6, 2019

Nous sommes Les Griots Violets. We are Les Griots Violets. We are activists, we are organizers, we are revolutionaries, we are movers and shakers. We are storytellers. We lift the voices of those who have been silenced. We are Black women who want a better life on campus for everyone.  We center ...

Student organizers pass USG bill calling for $240-per-student equity fee

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Staff Report

October 30, 2019

Tonight, a resolution to establish an equity fee at Tulane University was passed by the Undergraduate Student Government.  The resolution, which passed 24-6 with one abstention, calls for a fee that would increase tuition by $240 per student to help fund areas on campus that are dedicated to supporting Black and other marginalized students.  The bill was authored by Les Griots Violets, a coalition of students organizing arou...