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Portrait of Ruby Bridges

2022 Humanities Awards Winners

Author, activist and civil rights icon Ruby Bridges has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2022 Humanist of the Year. In addition to the Humanist of the Year award, the LEH has announced ten Humanities Awards recipients.

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PRIME TIME Launches a Podcast

“Little Voices, Big Ideas,” produced in partnership with WWNO, brings families together for a shared reading and discussion experience that goes beyond the bedtime story.

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LEH

Submit Nominations for LEH Board of Directors Now

We are currently seeking nominations of Louisiana residents interested in supporting educational innovation, explorations of history, and meaningful engagement with culture for our statewide Board of Directors.  

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Mark Constitution Day with LEH and Author Fatima Shaik

Join LEH for a Constitution Day lecture with author Fatima Shaik, winner of the 2022 Humanities Book of the Year.

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Two Screenings of “Iron Sharpens Iron” in Plaquemines Parish

“Iron Sharpens Iron” (2022) chronicles Ironton’s fight against the development of the Plaquemines Liquids Terminal (PLT) atop land that includes the community’s ancestral burial grounds, as well as the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ida.

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