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Preserving Civil Rights History (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-10-27

Duration: 00:05:43

Subjects: Civil Rights | African Americans | History | Museum exhibits


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • English, Ernest Interviewee
  • Nungesser, Billy Interviewee


This segment from the October 27, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the state’s efforts to preserve the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Louisiana. She visits the new Louisiana Civil Rights Museum at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans and highlights sites on the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail around the state. She interviews Ernest English, artistic director for GMc+Co. Strategic Communications, and Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser.