Louisiana's historic plantation exists today as a cultural and literary destination thanks to several strong women.
Where did the sweet melodies of jazz begin? And just how long have the majestic, towering Spanish moss oaks been here? The answers can be found along The Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.
This Saturday, October 27, Louisiana's State Library in Baton Rouge and the Louisiana Center for the Book host the Louisiana Book Festival - a free literary celebration with 148 authors and more than 100 programs.