Tuesday, April 20, 2010

HBO's Treme series may urge more study of NOLA's black history

HBO's new show about New Orleans, Tremé, may spark new interest in the city's African-American history. Faubourg (suburb) Tremé is the nation's oldest African-American neighborhood, and most likely can claim that status because New Orleans had a large free people of color community before slavery ended.

Read more at the New Orleans Literature Examiner.

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