8-13-22 EJI Soil Ceremony

Move the Mindset continued it’s soil ceremonies with Equal Justice Initiative in Aug, honoring Ovide Belizaire and an Unknown Individual.

Read media coverage on the event below.

From the Acadiana Advocate

Promotional video for the Ceremony on Youtube

More info on the ceremonies from EJI

Remembrance Soil Collection Ceremony for Antone Domingue

Remembrance Soil Collection Ceremony for Antone Domingue

Rev. Zach Sasser officiates the remembrance soil collection ceremony held for Antone Domingue, lynching victim.

On Saturday, December 4, 2021, the Move the Mindset Equal Justice Initiative Committee held a remembrance soil collection ceremony for lynching victim Antone Domingue in Carencro, LA. MTM President Frederick Prejean and EJI Committee Chair Ian Beamish served as co-liasons for the event. Rev. Zach Sasser presided over the ceremony.

The ceremony was conducted as part of the Equal Justice Initiative’s nation-wide Community Remembrance Project, which seeks to memorialize the victims of racial violence and foster meaningful dialogue about race and justice.

Another remembrance soil collection ceremony is planned for next year in Youngsville, LA to memorialize racial violence victim Ovide Belizaire.

Jim Crow Mouton Statue Is Removed!

Jim Crow Mouton Statue Is Removed!

Confederate Mouton statue removed from downtown Lafayette: ‘It represents freedom’

The Jim Crow Alfred Mouton Statue was removed from Downtown Lafayette on Saturday, July 17, 2021. Crowds assembled to celebrate its removal