They couldn't be wiped out with floods | Their lights can't be dimmed with darkness | They won't be overlooked, disregarded, or forgotten | The people of New Orleans have stories to share, and they must be heard | My Nola, My Story. [Poem Written by Deja Dennis]
This is an interview-style video about an artist, Marcus Watson, who centered his art around making a statement, beginning in the very city where art brings people of all class, color, and culture together.
New Orleans is not called the Hollywood of the south for no reason! The streets are littered with artists, from drummers to feminist painters, to tap dancers, to hair braiders. I interviewed these artists to catch a glimpse into their worlds.
In an interview led by Kotey Thomas, she interviews the president of the Louisiana Creole Research Association president Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes. Questions are raised about how exactly La Creole goes about conducting research, its findings, and where…