Lafayette in Black and White

Lafayette in Black and White; or A Tale of Two Cities: An Integrated History of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana 1770-1970

Dr. Rick Swanson, Professor of Political Science at UL Lafayette, presents his talk, Lafayette in Black and White; or A Tale of Two Cities: An Integrated History of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana 1770-1970. Drawing upon a plentitude of archival evidence from the region, Dr. Swanson debunks many myths about slavery and racism in Acadiana. His research establishes a solid foundation for truth and reconciliation in the region.

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Move The Mindset

Move the Mindset (MTM) is a nonprofit grassroots civil rights organization in Lafayette Louisiana committed to promoting racial and social justice through education, the arts, dialog and direct action.

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