456. Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir, part 1.
456. Part 1 of our interview with Sharlene Sinegal-DeCuir about changing narratives about the Civil War and Reconstruction. "I am a Louisiana girl born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana. I grew up a devout catholic, listening to zydeco music, eating gumbo and speaking Creole French, a typical southwestern Louisiana upbringing. I completed my undergraduate education at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans and my graduate work at Louisiana State University. Currently I am an Associate Professor of History at Xavier University of Louisiana." This week in Louisiana history. February 12, 1700. Fort de La Boulaye, aka Fort Mississippi, est. 30 miles south of present day N.O. This week in New Orleans history. Historians gathered with the Plessy and Ferguson families and a member of the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans on February 12 2009, to unveil a historical marker recalling the case. "It is no longer Plessy v Ferguson. It is Plessy and Ferguson", said Keith Plessy in a public broadcasting radio interview. The marker was placed on the corner of Press and Royal Streets, near the location of the former railway station where Plessy had boarded his train. This week in Louisiana. The Annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade February 13, 2022 11:00am - 1:27am View Website 3701 Hudson St. Shrevepor Shreveport, LA 71109 The annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade is held during the Mardi Gras season. Please plan to attend and join in the FUN. Bring your pets, children, and all of your family and friends. The 2021 pet parade will be held on Sunday, Feb. 13, beginning at 11 a.m. For information and to register a pet to take part in the parade, visit http://barkusandmeoux.org. Phone: 318-635-1361. Postcards from Louisiana. "The Hurricane" by the Texas Honor Choir. Listen on iTunes.Listen on Google Play.Listen on Google Podcasts.Listen on Spotify.Listen on Stitcher.Listen on TuneIn.The Louisiana Anthology Home Page.Like us on Facebook.