IN THE NEWS

In our young history, The Finding Our Roots Museum has and continues to make the news…

March 2019 –

Houma Today: Students Tour Local African-American Museum

February 2019 –

Fox 8 – WVUE: Heart of Louisiana: Finding Our Roots African American Museum

WGNO: Black History Month: At the Finding Our Roots African American Museum

KALB: Finding Our Roots

Houma | Travel: 2nd Year Anniversary Celebration – Finding Our Roots

LOCAL 706: Gerald “Coke” Riley Honored By Museum

January 29th 2019 –

Houma Today: Council to debate jail costs, parking garage engineer

WGNO: Slavery’s Scars are still painful

2018

November 2018 –

Bayou Catholic Magazine: Bishop Fabre presents baptismal index of slaves to museum

September 27th, 2018

Houma Today: Finding Our Roots African American Museum Receives Slave Records

September 2nd, 2018

Houma Today: Finding Our Roots Museum Gets National Designation

August 9th, 2018

Houma Today: The Finding Our Roots African American Museum is gaining Popularity

July 8th, 2018 –

Houma Today:  I cried: Museum explores local links to slavery’s past.

June 12, 2018 – From WWLTV.com:

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February 9th, 2018 –

Houma Today: Finding Our Roots to hold one year celebration

January 28th, 2018

Houma Today: Terrebone Fine Arts Guild: Come Meet Our Artist of the Month

2017

October 31st, 2017 – 

Houma Today: New Festival To Spotlight African-American Artists

October 16th, 2017 –

Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government: African American Museum to Host Arts and Crafts festival, Nov 4th, 2017

October 15th, 2017 –

Houma Today: Houma Artist paints to preserve black history

September 28th, 2017 –

Houma Today: Finding Our Roots seeks to find descendants of Georgetown Slaves

June 17th, 2017 – 

Houma Today: African-American Museum to celebrate Juneteenth

Tuscaloosanews.com: Juneteenth celebration commemorates the end of slavery

May 2nd, 2017 –

Los Angeles Sentinel:  African American Museum partners with Mormons on genealogy

April 18th, 2017 – 

Washington Times: African-American museum partners with Mormons on genealogy

March 1st, 2017 –

Point of View: Telling Our Story

February 4th, 2017 – The Museum Opening:

Times-Picayne:   African-American museum opening February 4th in Houma

The Lafourche Gazette: African American Museum Opens in Houma

January 26, 2017 –

LA Creole: New African American Museum in Houma ~ Dedication February 4, 2017

2016

Houma Times: Museum planned at Houma site