Thursday, January 19, 2017

192. Debbie Lynn Hollis and Lamar White

192. We talk to Debbie Lynn Hollis and Lamar White about how to remain hopeful and active in the present political situation. Debbie has organized a Women's March in Shreveport/Bossier for this Saturday at 3:00 p.m. It will take place at the Caddo Parish Courthouse, 501 Texas St., Shreveport, LA 71101. Lamar White also joins us to discuss how to have a positive impact during the coming era. They both recommend finding a way to connect to others. Lamar works through his blog CenLamar and the Democratic Party. Debbie works with NOW and Works in Progress Louisiana.Working with others both keeps our hopes up and helps change for the better.
  1. This week in Louisiana history. January 16, 1962. Students at Southern Univ. begin civil rights demonstrations.
  2. This week in New Orleans history. January. 17 & 18, 1768: According to the History of Louisiana by Francois-Xavier Martin, p. 201, on the seventeenth and eighteenth of January, 1768, the most intense cold, of which there is any remembrance, was felt in Louisiana. The river was frozen before New Orleans for several yards, on both sides. The orange trees were destroyed thoughout the province.
  3. This week in Louisiana. 
    Krewe of Harambee Mardi Gras/Martin Luther King Day Parade
    January 16th, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Downtown Shreveport
    705 Grand Ave,
    Shreveport, LA 71101
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