194. Part 1 of our interview with J. B. Borders IV. Borders has written the book, Marking Time, Making Place: An Essential Chronology of Blacks in New Orleans Since 1718. Considered the birthplace of jazz and gumbo, and habitat of the fascinating blend of black and European blood called creole, New Orleans is the site of historical and cultural contributions that include music, cuisine, architecture, and politics. J. B.'s timeline starts in 1718 and notes the major names, events, and locations involving African Americans in New Orleans for the last 300 years.
- This week in Louisiana history. February 7, 2010. New Orleans Saints win their very first Super Bowl and finish the year at 14-3.
- This week in New Orleans history. Born in New Orleans on
February 6, 1944, Wilson Turbinton (known as Tee and Willie
Tee) arranged, co-wrote and led the band on the Wild
Magnolias' self-titled 1974 debut album. The popularity of
that recording, and the subsequent They Call Us Wild
introduced the Mardi Gras Indians' street-beat funk to the
- This week in Louisiana.
Fasching Karneval & Parade
February 11th, 2017
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Minden, LA 71055
Celebrating our German Heritage! "Fasching" is the German version of Mardi Gras. Activities 10am until dark. Food, Fun and Vendors. For more information call Becky White at (318) 371-4258.
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