“The fact that the director allowed me to breathe and thought me worthy to take up space, it’s such a simple, subtle thing, but it was startling to me,” says Elyse Dinh who plays Mrs. Phan.
Songs have been written about Louisiana's great flood of 1927, and about Katrina. As the state is inundated anew, music plays a role in bringing communities together.
Here’s a sobering statistic for you. When you’re looking at the highest incarceration rate in the world, it's not China or Iran; it’s Louisiana.
A 142-year-old Louisiana law that created a cumbersome process for naturalized citizens to provide proof they are citizens has been repealed. The next step? Voter advocates say they want to be sure changes are made at registrar offices.