R. Kyle Alagood

Pro-Black, anti-racist, queer feminist lawyer, policy guy, and former food stamp & Medicaid kid.

Breaking the Code of Silence on Race in Law School

Editor’s Note: According to students present during the Black History Month celebration described below, the professor involved in the incident was LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss. The group of students described as “mostly black” was “all black.” As one student wrote me, “I think it is important to let people know that it wasn’t…

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Louisiana’s Culture at Stake in Anti-Abortion Bill

With one vote, Louisiana legislators will change Louisiana’s culture for years to come. House Bill 388 will determine whether Louisiana is a state that dictates the kind of medical care a person receives. It will decide whether we have become a state that favors the rich. And it could lay to rest that Kingfish notion…

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