he arts community in Louisiana’s capital city was mourning after it was reported that a Baton Rouge arts icon was found dead Friday night. The body of 75-year-old Sadie Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of a car, according to a Facebook post by State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle on Friday morning.
Roberts-Joseph was described as a staple in Baton Rouge. The late artist and activist was the founder of the city’s Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum of African American History. She was also a crusader to bring back the relevance of Juneteenth, a movement she had been spearheading since 1991. https://newsone.com/3882128/sadie-roberts-joseph-baton-rouge-death/?fbclid=IwAR2TxqpWdb0CPcMd_aaSOE2RR730i3YqYLP3GY5jpsGH_rz0F1edl_ZWwpA
Great orator of African-American history. You will be greatly missed.