Dr. Roudanez and the New Orleans Tribune

  1. March 9th 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana. WBOK program Showtime in the Afternoon with John Slade and Jari Honora interview Mark Roudané, descendent of Louis Charles Roudanez, prior to the Grave Marker Dedication and Memorial Forum held on the 125th Anniversary of Roudanez's death. Roudanez was the founder of the first African American daily newspaper in the United States, the New Orleans Tribune.

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  2. Part 1: Mr. Mark Charles Roudané gives opening remarks at the Memorial Forum in honor of the 125th Anniversary of the death of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, founder of The New Orleans Tribune. Followed by a reading of Dr. Roudanez's obituary by Madame Barbara Trévigne. Mark Roudané is a descendent of Dr. Roudanez, and Barbara Trévigne is a descendent of Paul Trévigne, who was the editor of the New Orleans Tribune and author of Dr. Roudanez's obituary.

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  3. Dr. Roudanez Memorial Forum, Part 2: Leon A. Waters.
    March 11, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Leon A. Waters presents "The Three Cs" at the Memorial Forum in honor of the 125th Anniversary of the death of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, founder of The New Orleans Tribune.

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  4. Dr. Roudanez Memorial Forum, Part 3: Catherine Jouve
    March 11, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana. Madame Dr. Catherine Jouve presents "The Price of Blood" at the Memorial Forum in honor of the 125th Anniversary of the death of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, founder of The New Orleans Tribune. Translation by Dr. Ina Fandrich.

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  5. On March 11, 2015, in New Orleans Louisiana, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, Alley No. 9, dozens of people gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez. On that day, the 125th anniversary of his death, a ceremony was held to dedicate an historic grave marker for Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez. During the ceremony, Mark Charles Roudané, descendent of Dr. LCR Roudanez, speaks; Givonna Joseph, founder of Opera Creole, sings; and Father Anthony Rigoli blesses the tomb. Following the dedication of the grave marker, a Memorial Forum was held in which several scholars and descendents spoke about Dr. Roudanez's legacy (see videos from the Memorial forum here: vimeo.com/122338102).

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Dr. Roudanez and the New Orleans Tribune

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The history of Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, founder of the original New Orleans Tribune, America's first Black daily newspaper. For more information, visit roudanez.com

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