Blacks in Louisiana Politics

Season 9 Episode 14 | 29m 35s

Sonya Masingale’s report on the history of blacks in Louisiana politics from Reconstruction to the present. She interviews Dr. Charles Vincent, a visiting history professor at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, who discusses: Reconstruction politics; Oscar James Dunn, Louisiana’s first black lieutenant governor; PBS Pinchback, Louisiana’s first black governor and more!

Aired: 01/27/21

Rating: NR

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