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Black History Month

Black History Month

 

During the month of February, the LDMA is highlighting Black History Month.  Watch videos of important historical events and see interviews with black Louisianans who have made significant contributions to our lives and culture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Historical Events

Emancipation Proclamation

 

19th Century History

 

 

 


Louisiana's First Black Nurses

 

Segregation

 

 


 

A.Z. Young Announces Bogalusa Civil Rights MarchCivil Rights Movement

 


Interviews

 

Civil Rights activist Dave Dennis

Oral History Interviews

 

 

Allen Toussaint

 

Louisiana Legends Interviews

 

 

 


 

Signpost to Freedom: The 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

Documentaries

Throughout the month of February, you can also view these documentaries in their entirety:

 

 

 

To explore the full Black History topic, click here.