Whitney Plantation Museum is the only museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people. In 1819, sixty-one enslaved men and women lived on this plantation. This information […]
Cha Wa is a Grammy-nominated Mardi Gras Indian funk band based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. The name Cha Wa is a slang phrase used by Mardi Gras Indian tribes, meaning “we’re […]
Mardi Gras Indian tradition dates back to around 1718. Runaway slaves from the transatlantic slave trade were taken in, protected, and hidden by the indigenous people of the continent in the Louisiana […]
Let me start out by saying, I have lived my life for other people far too long. It is so freeing to do what I want without people stopping me. I had […]
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