Black History Month

  Highlighting the black culture on canvas

She says that turned into her telling her story. “I tell my whole body my life on canvass so everything or anything significant I come in contact with I put on canvas.”

  BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS: Local family serves up traditional meals with a vegan twist

  Professor says every day is ‘Black history’

  Retired Army musician encourages youth to pursue education

  Shreveport banking executive invests in community

  BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS: Shreveport-Bossier-DeSoto African American Scholarship Awards Banquet

  NSU student government honoring the university’s first African American students

Continued Coverage

  Couple turns former school into community center

  Grambling State University choir leader bridges past and present through performance

  Marshall educator celebrates diversity all year round

10 of the most influential African Americans in history

  Natchitoches Councilwoman Betty Sawyer-Smith talks about her career

  Mothers of NFL players reflect on their sons’ past leading up to Super Bowl LV

Oldest known WWII veteran in Ark. at time of death honored for Black History Month

Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.) is recognizing the service of the late Benjamin Haymon, a WWII veteran who served in the Pacific Theater, as part of “Salute to Veterans” and Black History Month. The series recognizes the military service of Arkansas residents.

Black History Month: Resilience amid unprecedented challenges in past year

People are celebrating the history and resilience of Black Americans who faced unprecedented challenges this past year.

Southern University at Shreveport announces numerous Black History Month events

Southern University at Shreveport has announced its schedule of events for Black History Month.

  Natchitoches mayor talks about his new job, who inspires him

In September 2020, Ronnie WIlliams, Jr. was elected mayor of Natchitoches, making history as the first African-American to do so.

  Shreveport native becomes orthopedic surgeon, works to inspire others

  Shreveport funeral home is family owned, one of oldest in the state

Black Lives Matter movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

  Ronnie Williams Jr. becomes Natchitoches’ first African American mayor

How black history is taught in schools faces new scrutiny