RRAAM: Greenbook Documentary, Gospel in the Park, and more

May 18, 12-8 PM
Jambalaya Park, Gonzales
Enjoy. Revive. Celebrate at the 2019 Gospel in the Park hosted by The RRAAM and sponsored by the City of Donaldsonville and Shell.
Music & Entertainment– Anthony Nelson & the Overcomers, Hosea Reddit and Friends, St. Paul Baptist Church, Jhamerrick Campbell & more
Food– Keep Gospel in the Park free, support our food vendors. Each dollar raised goes to support the River Road African American Museum.
Kids Activities– We have craft activities to keep kids entertained. Bring your family or youth group.
Visit the event page on website or Facebook to learn more
Green Book Flyer
May 17, 7:30PM
Manship Theatre
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge: On May 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm, at the Manship Theatre, the River Road African American Museum and the West Baton Rouge Museum will host a screening of the documentary film, The Green Book: Guide to Freedom. The film is provided by the Smithsonian Channel and not to be mistaken with the recent Oscar-winning film from Universal Pictures.
In the 1930’s, Victor H. Green, a postal carrier from Harlem, published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide for African Americans.  Learn more
Purchased Lives exhibit
Now on view
“Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865” is a new permanent exhibition on display at the River Road African American Museum (THE RRAAM). This powerful and poignant exhibit was developed by The Historic New Orleans Collection as a collaborative project for The RRAAM’s 25th Year Anniversary. Read more
Special thanks to our sponsors