Cat’s Out Of The Bag …

It’s official my book — that’s right, my book — is available for pre-order on Amazon! An Oral History of the New Orleans Ninth Ward is due out spring 2017 from Pelican Publishing. The Amazon synopsis states: Steeped in musical influence, racial dynamics, and culinary significance, the Ninth Ward has distinguished itself as one of New Orleans’ most influential communities—so why … Continue reading Cat’s Out Of The Bag …

WMC SheSource Expert

SheSource is a brain trust created by the Women’s Media Center as an effort to spotlight more women experts in the news. WMC SheSource is a resource for journalists, bookers and producers who come to WMC SheSource to find women sources for the stories they are working on. I am honored to now be a listed expert on … Continue reading WMC SheSource Expert

LSU Libraries Exhibit

I donated my “Heart of the City, Eye of the Storm,” National Geographic funded oral history project to the Louisiana State University T. Harry Williams Center For Oral History. Through this partnership, several of my interviews were utilized for the LSU Libraries exhibit, “Tempests: Storms in the Archives.” The exhibit chronicles 200 years of hurricane … Continue reading LSU Libraries Exhibit