Phyllis Coleman Mouton Interview (1987)
Place Covered: Broussard, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1987-02-15
Subjects: Mouton, Phyllis Coleman | Business | Economy
- Masingale, Sonya Host
- Mouton, Phyllis Coleman Interviewee
This segment from the February 15, 1987, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s interview with Phyllis Mouton, the co-owner of Circle M Supply in Broussard and the first woman to serve as the president of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. She discusses: her distinction as the first African American woman to lead the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce; the support she received; her programs related to education and economic development; and the importance of diversifying the economy in Lafayette.