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Ruth Foote

Ruth Foote is an award-winning journalist and served as the co-founder/editor of Creole Magazine. She has also freelanced for The Acadiana Advocate and The Times of Acadiana. She received her M.A. in Public History from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
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Lafayette’s MLK events canceled, local organizers reflect on his legacy in the wake of the Capitol riot

Lafayette’s celebration remained steadfast when area MLK events dwindled, and even faded away. This year offers an opportunity to reflect on what the slain civil rights leader’s legacy means in wake of the recent insurrection at the Capitol.

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