NolaVie Presents : Civil Rights

Know Louisiana: Louisiana women in the Civil Rights Movement


The latest installment of our partnership with, the Digital Encyclopedia of Louisiana History and Culture, celebrates Black History Month with a look at the role of women in the Civil Rights Movement. Prudhoma Dejoie, Sarah Towles Reed ... Read More »


Participants arrived by bus  and train for the 1963 March on Washington.

August has always been a dramatic month for me. Half a century ago, on August 28, 1963, as I sat in silence on a motionless train just outside Washington D.C., somber faces swept by like blurred images in ... Read More »

Ruby Bridges: A look back

Ruby Bridges (Photo by Jason Kruppa)

New Orleanians are justifiably proud of all the praise being heaped on the city's young, energetic entrepreneurs. NolaVie writers have been among the first to cover their successes and innovative creativity. Now the country at large is recognizing ... Read More »

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