Black History Month at River Road African American Museum

Louisiana Genealogy Index-A-Thon Project Workshop
This grassroots effort will make the historical records available and searchable for people seeking to bridge their family roots to the rural parishes of Louisiana.
When: February 9, 2019
Where: RRAAM
406 Charles Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70436
Time: 10am – 12:00noon
Free and open to the public
Participants must bring their own laptop.
“Survival: Food for the Soul”
The RRAAM will welcome recognized expert Dr. Jessica Harris to present information on the history of slavery, food and modern southern cooking in the United States, and lead a tasting of traditional vegetable dishes.
Dr. Jessica Harris is a recognized expert in the field of history of slavery in the United States, Afroculinaria and the foodways of the diaspora community.
When: February 7, 2019
Where: 8000 LA Hwy 3251
Geismar, LA 70734
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public
River Road Slave Burial Grounds Video/Documentary Screening
The preservation of African American history in Louisiana has been the mission of the River Road African American Museum (RRAAM) for the past 25 years. In 2018, the RRAAM partnered to save two unmarked slave cemeteries in Ascension Parish. Here is our story.
When: February 15, 2019
Where: River Parishes Community College
Gonzales Campus
925 West Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA 70737
Time: 1:00pm
Free and open to the public