Black History & African American Culture In Natchitoches

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BLACK HISTORY & AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE IN NATCHITOCHES
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s 3rd Tuesday “Go to Natchitoches” show celebrates the rich black history and African American culture in Natchitoches, the oldest city in Louisiana. Hear about the legacy of famous primitive folk artist Clementine Hunter, Baptist minister Alfred Raford Blunt, businesswoman Marie Thérèse Coincoin, entrepreneur and philanthropist Mr. Ben D. Johnson, and many more. Watch this interview on YouTube or download the podcast on Podbean.

FEATURED GUESTS:

– Arlene Gould, Executive Director of Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau – www.natchitoches.com/   

– Jennae Biddiscombe – Branch Director Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum – www.louisianastatemuseum.org/

 

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    African House at Melrose Plantation

 

 

 

 

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