African American History Museum

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Louisiana Department of Corrections inmates donated more than $11,000 to a museum dedicated to African-American history in Baton Rouge. The Odell S. Williams African-American Museum was founded by beloved activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph in 2001, who was found dead in July in the truck of her car. She was 75. Sadie’s death rocked the community, and WAFB reported […]

Over the weekend news broke of the death of 75-year-old activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph who founded the African American History Museum in Baton Rouge. Joseph’s body was found in the trunk of a car on Friday afternoon. Roland Martin talks to Baton Rouge Mayor, Sharon Weston Broome, who describes this situation as a “tragedy.” She explained […]