An emerging organization committed to the intergenerational healing and flourishing of the Black descendant community in the Louisiana river parishes.
A letter from Marc H. Morial
President and Chief Executive Officer National Urban League, to Christopher James who wants to build the Greenfield Grain Terminal close to the Whitney Plantation.
"Your plans reflect insensitivity to this historic, treasured, and sacred site of an essential element of African American history."
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The Descendants Project is thrilled to announce a new free film training program for the River Parishes called “River for Reel Film Industry Training”.
Film Industry 101
April 19 2022
Begins May 14 2022
Grip and Electric Training
Begins May 16 2022
We say NO to the Wallace Grain Elevator! The Descendants Project’s commercial campaign fights a thirty-year zoning battle that threatens our Black community. We've found criminal “zoning” that exposes the residents of Wallace, LA to pollutants caused by heavy industry.
EPA Administrator Michael Regan holds Stop The Wallace Grain Elevator Shirt.