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1944 Expulsion Historical Marker Unveiling and Symposium

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Community-wide symposium in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the 1944 incident that resulted in the violent expulsion of all Iberia Parish’s Black doctors and the leaders of the local NAACP chapter. Speakers, panels, Louisiana’s poet laureate, dramatization and unveiling of the painting and historical marker. Friday event starts at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday activities from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Registration is required to attend the lunch and dinner.

Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website:
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4423944

Organizer

The Iberia African American Historical Society
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/iaahsonline/

Venue

Sliman Theatre
129 E. Main Street
New Iberia, LA United States
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