New Orleans Black History Bus Tour #HBT-18
Today, the City of New Orleans, built by 50 different African nations, is 298 years old. The struggle for complete liberation by people of African descent has always been abreast, especially after the founding of New Orleans in 1718.
The tour acquaints you with an overview of greater Black New Orleans today. We highlight and showcase the life and struggle of the people. The attractions include workplaces, schools, universities, neighborhoods, artists, music and cuisine.
See the Homer A. Plessy marker-site, Dillard University, Ellis Marsalis Musical Center, Hurricane Katrina-devastated lower ninth ward, former John McDonogh #19 & William Frantz Schools where Leona Tate, Gail Etienne Stripling, Tessie Prevost Williams and Ruby Bridges sought the right to attend a public school; visit Central City where Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Peoples' Defense League, Student National Coordinating Committee, Congress of Racial Equality, Free Southern Theater were once headquartered, as well as learn about the struggles today.
Length of tour: 4 hours with about 25 site and stops.
Adults - $85/person
Children (6-12) $40/person
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