During the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge inDuring the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge in the United States, with the electorate being majority white…

During the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge inDuring the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge in the United States, with the electorate being majority white…

Big Easy on edge as city scrambles to fix pumping system - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Big Easy on edge as city scrambles to fix pumping system - McClatchy Washington Bureau

During the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge inDuring the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge in the United States, with the electorate being majority white…

During the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge inDuring the Reconstruction era, African Americans were elected to a number of high political offices in the South. In Little Rock, Arkansas, Mifflin W. Gibbs was elected as the first African American municipal judge in the United States, with the electorate being majority white…

The Carpetbagger: Musee Conti, There is the legendary governor of Louisiana "King Fish" Huey Long, one of the most eccentric politicians in US history.  He actually believed in a "wealth cap" where if anyone possessed assets exceeding a million dollars any extra revenue would be seized by the government and redistributed to the poor

The Carpetbagger: Musee Conti, There is the legendary governor of Louisiana "King Fish" Huey Long, one of the most eccentric politicians in US history. He actually believed in a "wealth cap" where if anyone possessed assets exceeding a million dollars any extra revenue would be seized by the government and redistributed to the poor

This dish is named in honor Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, the french colonial governor of Louisiana, who founded New Orleans in 1718. Here in the south oyster season usually opens sometime in November and closes sometime in April. We were raised being told to only eat oysters with months that have a "r" in them, especially if you were going to eat them raw.

Oysters Bienville

This dish is named in honor Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, the french colonial governor of Louisiana, who founded New Orleans in 1718. Here in the south oyster season usually opens sometime in November and closes sometime in April. We were raised being told to only eat oysters with months that have a "r" in them, especially if you were going to eat them raw.

Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana. It is rare for Hindus to convert to Christianity or any other religion. Read his story here.

Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana. It is rare for Hindus to convert to Christianity or any other religion. Read his story here.

Former governor of Louisiana James "Jimmie" Houston Davis. 1899-2000 Sang with The Plainsmen. Inducted into Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame in 1971, the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame  in 1997.  Most popular recordings were "You are my Sunshine", "Take My Hand Precious Lord" and "Suppertime" .

Former governor of Louisiana James "Jimmie" Houston Davis. 1899-2000 Sang with The Plainsmen. Inducted into Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame in 1971, the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1997. Most popular recordings were "You are my Sunshine", "Take My Hand Precious Lord" and "Suppertime" .

Here are 11 Confederate figures whose monuments are sparking controversy across:   Henry Waktins Allen: 2 statues, busts, and monuments on public land   -  Allen served in the Louisiana state legislature and enrolled in the Confederate army when war broke out. He rose from the rank of private to become a brigadier general. In 1863, he became the Confederate governor of Louisiana. According to Know Louisiana, he fled to Mexico after the war and became a newspaper editor.  MORE...

Here are 11 Confederate figures whose monuments are sparking controversy across: Henry Waktins Allen: 2 statues, busts, and monuments on public land - Allen served in the Louisiana state legislature and enrolled in the Confederate army when war broke out. He rose from the rank of private to become a brigadier general. In 1863, he became the Confederate governor of Louisiana. According to Know Louisiana, he fled to Mexico after the war and became a newspaper editor. MORE...

Click on the link for this man's interesting biography as it is more than Pinterest will allow. Caesar Carpenter "C.C." Antoine was a leading politician in Louisiana during Reconstruction, a prisoner of war, and a Union captain. Antoine served Louisiana as a Republican State Senator between 1868 and 1872 and Lieutenant Governor from 1872 to 1877.

Click on the link for this man's interesting biography as it is more than Pinterest will allow. Caesar Carpenter "C.C." Antoine was a leading politician in Louisiana during Reconstruction, a prisoner of war, and a Union captain. Antoine served Louisiana as a Republican State Senator between 1868 and 1872 and Lieutenant Governor from 1872 to 1877.

Bobby Jindal  Governor of Louisiana    #medicalmarijuana #neworleans #cannabis #thc #jindal #LA #louisiana #jindal

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Bobby Jindal Governor of Louisiana #medicalmarijuana #neworleans #cannabis #thc #jindal #LA #louisiana #jindal

Directed by Ron Shelton. With Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain. This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl...

Blaze (1989)

Directed by Ron Shelton. With Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain. This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl...

Huey P. Long helped shape Louisiana's history. He made sure Tiger Stadium was built. My grandparents LOVED him.

Huey P. Long helped shape Louisiana's history. He made sure Tiger Stadium was built. My grandparents LOVED him.

Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana  I'd vote for him today...it's 100% better than Jindal, and that's no joke.

Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana

Edwin Edwards: Governor of Louisiana I'd vote for him today...it's 100% better than Jindal, and that's no joke.

The 14 Most Beautiful Bars in New Orleans - Thrillist  Kingfish (French Quarter)  Everyone in town knows that you should head to Kingfish for cocktails at the hands of Chris McMillian, but one shouldn’t overlook the fact that the space itself, named after legendary Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long, is a stunner, with an old-meets-new feel featuring a pressed-tin back bar, exposed hanging Edison lamps, plenty of French Quarter brickwork, and, naturally, an oversized photo at the end of the bar…

The Most Beautiful Bars in New Orleans

The 14 Most Beautiful Bars in New Orleans - Thrillist Kingfish (French Quarter) Everyone in town knows that you should head to Kingfish for cocktails at the hands of Chris McMillian, but one shouldn’t overlook the fact that the space itself, named after legendary Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long, is a stunner, with an old-meets-new feel featuring a pressed-tin back bar, exposed hanging Edison lamps, plenty of French Quarter brickwork, and, naturally, an oversized photo at the end of the bar…

BY WALTER OPINDE  In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to 13th January, 1873, while the elected official, Henry Warmoth, underwent impeachment proceedings. This servi...BY WALTER OPINDE  In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to…

BY WALTER OPINDE In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to 13th January, 1873, while the elected official, Henry Warmoth, underwent impeachment proceedings. This servi...BY WALTER OPINDE In 1871, when lieutenant governor Oscar Dunn died, Pinchback, as the president of the Senate, assumed his role. He served as governor for 36 days from 9th December, 1872, to…

Please take a moment to sign my petition and tell the Governor of Louisiana and the President of the University of Louisiana System to send Hercules and Leo to Save the Chimps. Now.    Hercules and Leo are two young chimpanzees being warehoused at the New Iberia Research Center in New Iberia, Louisiana....

Please take a moment to sign my petition and tell the Governor of Louisiana and the President of the University of Louisiana System to send Hercules and Leo to Save the Chimps. Now. Hercules and Leo are two young chimpanzees being warehoused at the New Iberia Research Center in New Iberia, Louisiana....

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