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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Annual African American Heritage Celebration At The Baton Rouge Federal Courthouse

BATON ROUGE, LA - Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson, Judge James J. Brady and Judge Shelly D. Dick of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and the agencies of the federal courthouse will host the Nineteenth Annual Federal Courthouse African American History Month Program at 1:00 p.m. on February 26, 2014, in Courtroom 1, on the third floor of the federal courthouse.

The featured guest speaker will be civil rights pioneer A. P. Tureaud, Jr. Tureaud sued to become the first African-American student admitted to Louisiana State University’s undergraduate campus. Musical entertainment will be provided by local soloist Earl Taylor.

Members of the public and the press are invited to attend. For further information, please contact Michael Jefferson, Assistant United States Attorney, at (225) 389-0443.