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Dialogue on Race in Vacherie (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Vacherie, St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-01-17

Duration: 00:07:52

Subjects: Racism | Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (Vacherie, La.) | Crump, Maxine | Segregation


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Crump, Maxine Interviewee
  • Miceli, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the January 17, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Maxine Crump, the president and CEO of Dialogue on Race Louisiana, and Father Michael Miceli of the Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie. They discuss: the Dialogue on Race conservation held at the church; the subsequent demolition of an old segregated bathroom; the church’s healing ceremony; and the importance of acknowledging racism in order to create progress.