Federal Judge Sides
Federal Judge Sides with The Descendants Project Co-Founder Dr. Joy Banner in Free Speech Case by Allowing Case to Progress
June 07, 2024 12:35 ET | The Descendants Project
WALLACE, La, June 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A federal judge has sided with The Descendants Project co-founder Dr. Joy Banner in her First Amendment lawsuit against St. John the Baptist Parish...
The Descendants Proj
The Descendants Project Ensures the Preservation of the Site of America’s Largest Slave Insurrection with Purchase of Louisiana Plantation
February 15, 2024 00:01 ET | The Descendants Project
WALLACE, La., Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Descendants Project announced today the acquisition and preservation of the Louisiana plantation where America’s largest slave revolt was...
Louisiana Judge Rule
Louisiana Judge Rules in Descendants Project's Favor in Suit Over Massive Grain Development Project
August 04, 2023 17:46 ET | The Descendants Project
Wallace, La., Aug. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Joy and Jo Banner, founders of the Descendants Project, issued the statement below following a ruling today in their favor by Judge J. Sterling Snowdy...
Thousands Sign Petit
Thousands Sign Petition in Opposition to Massive Grain Terminal in Louisiana that Would Erase ‘Vital History’ for Black Descendants
May 16, 2023 18:01 ET | The Descendants Project
Wallace, La., May 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 2,000-plus people have signed a petition organized by the Descendants Project that urges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to block the...
Media Advisory: Expe
Media Advisory: Expected Ruling Could Preserve Disputed Louisiana Land with Ties to Slavery
May 10, 2023 06:00 ET | The Descendants Project
Edgard, La., May 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, May 11, the Descendants Project will appear in court for a key hearing that will determine whether a decades-old rezoning ordinance that...