1944 Expulsion Historical Marker Unveiling & Symposium

Nov. 15-16, 2019. 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.

Nov 16, 2019
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sliman Theater
129 E. Main St.
New Iberia
(337) 519-3957