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Brothers Restaurant in Shreveport

 

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WELCOME TO SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA
Situated in the tri-state convergence of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas called “Ark-La-Tex”, Shreveport is quietly building a national reputation for its combination of being a Sportsman’s Paradise, gaming center, Creole cuisine, golfing ... More

BLACK GENESIS
During the Civil War, Shreveport was the capitol of Confederate Louisiana. Yet this did not dissuade Blacks from settling here. The majority could be found in the Blue Goose neighborhood, as well as along Texas Street ... More

CULTURAL SITES
With Southern University at Shreveport, Stephens African American Museum, Mooretown Art Project, Theater of Performing Arts and the nearby Mardi Gras Museum the region can offer a surprising dose of culture ... More

HISTORIC SITES
Completed in 1929, Municipal Auditorium is considered the finest example of Art Deco brickwork in the state, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places; B.B. King, James Brown, Bobbie “Blue” Bland, Aretha Franklin have performed ... More

PLACES OF WORSHIP
Many NAACP meetings were held in Little Union Baptist Church. It was visited by Martin Luther King, Jr. and was a leader in the civil rights struggle. On September 22, 1963, it was the scene of policemen attacking the congregation during a memorial service ... More

RESTAURANTS and NIGHTCLUBS
Brother’s Seafood is touted as having the best Creole Seafood in town. Menu items include smothered hamburger steak, chicken or beef liver, trout, catfish seafood platters, stuffed shrimp, chicken & shrimp pasta dishes, dirty rice ... More

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS
Louisiana Riverwalk on the Bossier-City banks of the Red River compliments the Red River District on the other side of the river as a shopping and entertainment destination with a multiplex cinema, retail shops, restaurants, live performance theaters ... More

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS
Red River Entertainment District for dining, entertainment and retail venues on the Shreveport side of the river is modeled after Beale Street in Memphis. The district is flanked by dockside riverboat gaming, museums, convention ... More

ART and HISTORY MUSEUMS
Encompassing over 50,000 square feet, Multicultural Center of the South is a wonderful place to explore displays and exhibits detailing the ethnic and cultural groups that historically and currently live within the Shreveport – Bossier City area ... More


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Lysa Allman-Baldwin
Calvin Young
Sheila Umolu
Thomas Dorsey

 

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