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Black Women of Achievement (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-02-08

Duration: 00:03:14

Subjects: Louisiana State Archives | Museum exhibits | African Americans | Women


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Elzy, Lula Interviewee
  • Favorite, Malaika Interviewee
  • Coates, Jessie Interviewee
  • Saloy, Mona Lisa Interviewee


This segment from the February 8, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the “Black Women: Achievement Against the Odds” exhibit at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge. He interviews several of the women featured in the exhibit, including: Lula Elzy, dancer; Malaika Favorite, artist; Jessie Coates, artist; and Mona Lisa Saloy, poet. Host: Robert Collins