Garrett Morgan

Garrett Morgan – Lifesaver and consummate inventor

Garrett Morgan is an inspiration from history thanks to his brilliantly inventive mind, numerous patents for life-saving inventions, and his tireless dedication to improving society. Though his efforts were lit...
Seychelles

Seychelles – A Tropical Paradise

A glorious archipelago of 115 islands, Seychelles is a tropical paradise in the heart of the Indian Ocean. This unspoiled and natural island escape lies just over 900 miles east of the African coastline and alm...
Kaleb Leday

Kaleb Leday – Accordion Master

There’s zydeco in the air again outside of Opelousas, Louisiana. Kaleb Leday, a 19-year-old accordion master, led the fifth Zydeco Capital Jam of the year on a hot summer Saturday at the St. Landry Parish Visit...
Elijah McCoy

The Real McCoy – An engineering prodigy

You may be familiar with the term “the real McCoy”, a phrase often uttered to denote originality and quality. However, did you know that the term is a reference to one of the most illustrious African-American i...
Dictionary of Louisiana French

Dictionary of Louisiana French

Albert Valdman & Kevin J. Rottet Hardcover, 1988, 220 pages Publisher: University of Washington Press ISBN-10: 0295967021The Dictionary of Louisiana French (DLF) provides the richest inventory of Fre...
Pork with Clams

Recipe – Pork with Clams

Ingredients:1 1/2 pounds pork roast, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 cup dry white wine 2 teaspoons paprika 1 bay leaf 2 whole cloves salt and pepper to taste 2 cloves garlic, chopped 4 table...
George Washington Carver

Meet George Washington Carver- The Peanut Man

A renowned African American scientist and inventor, George Washington Carver helped enhance agriculture in many different ways.Born a slave, George Washington Carver’s exact date of birth is still unknown. ...