LaFourche Parish to acknowledge Thibodaux Massacre
Posted on 11/14/2017 12:40:00 PM.

The LaFourche Parish Council issued a proclamation Tuesday night marking the 130th anniversary of the Thibodaux Massacre. It was one of the bloodiest incidents of violence in American history. White mobs shot black men and women after a strike was called by sugar cane workers in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes. President of the 1887 Memorial John DeSantis says special guests were in the audience.

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