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Welcome 2016 Essence Fest Guests

posted Jun 7, 2016, 9:37 AM by Hidden History New Orleans   [ updated Jun 7, 2016, 10:36 AM ]

A Bus Tour You Do Not Want to Miss!
The New Orleans Black History Tour acquaints you with significant points of interest in the fight for freedom and liberation. There are about 25 sites including 5 photo stops. The attractions include workplaces, schools, universities, neighborhoods, artists, music and cuisine. See the Homer A. Plessy Marker-Site where Plessy resisted and was arrested for defying Louisiana’s state law that segregated railroad trains based on race which led to the ‘separate but equal’ law of the land; see the former John McDonogh Elementary School 

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016
Deadline: June 30 

Angela K’s Special Group Rate: 
$40 per person 

Bus departs from Louis Armstrong Park @ 
835 N. Rampart St. 

Boarding begins at 12 pm. 
Bus departs at 12:30 pm.

To purchase your ticket go to and click below to pay with debit/credit card 
For any concerns, call 504-432-9901
and William Frantz Elementary School where Leona Tate, Gail Etienne Stripling, Tessie Prevost Williams and Ruby Bridges sought to acquire a public education in November 1960; visit Central City where progressive and militant organizations, like Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Peoples’ Defense League, Student National Coordinating Committee, Congress of Racial Equality, and the Free Southern Theater were once headquartered. 
Length of tour is about 3.5 - 4 hours. 

"Highly recommend it! It was truly excellent from beginning to end." 
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Brief Comments at the Memorial of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez – Leon A.  Waters

posted Aug 5, 2015, 1:55 PM by Hidden History New Orleans   [ updated Jan 5, 2016, 6:30 AM ]

 Have you ever taken the time to get acquainted with Dr. Roudanez’s newspaper, The Tribune? If not, I suggest you do. There are about 140 original copies at Tulane University – Jones Hall – rare collections.


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