Black History Month in Northeast Louisiana: Check out some historic firsts

This article can be updated. If you are aware of any Black history firsts locally you'd like to add, please email reporter Ian Robinson at irobinso...

February 2, 2023
5:30 PM

This article can be updated. If you are aware of any Black history firsts locally you'd like to add, please email reporter Ian Robinson at irobinson@gannett.com. Black History Month honors the achievements of African-Americans and their contributions in U.S. history. While we oftentimes acknowledge the contributions of those who have made it in the history books, it is as equally important to highlight those who haven't always been given their dues locally. Here are a few Black firsts in Ouachita Parish.

Ian Robinson