Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

FindsBACK IN BLACK
A new installment from the Images of America series offers a trove of historic photographs and little-known or long-forgotten details on the contributions of Acadiana’s black population. Authored by Sherry Broussard, African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana ($21.99, Arcadia Publishing) spans the 19th to 21st centuries, offering insights on the cultural, civic, political, commercial, religious and athletic histories of our region’s black population. Broussard is a Lafayette educator, storyteller and community activist with a keen sense of place and time. African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana is available at ArcadiaPublishing.com. — Walter Pierce

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