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An emerging organization committed to the intergenerational healing and flourishing of the Black descendant community in the Louisiana river parishes.

Live with Joy Banner, co-founder of The Descendants Project about the Big Win in court today.

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WE NEED YOUR VOICE!

Tell the Corps of Engineers:

Greenfield's Grain Terminal Puts The Community at Risk From Dangerous Flooding!

LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES

 
In The News

Thursday, May 19, 2022

History or jobs? Proposed grain elevator near historic Black community causes divisions

4WWL

Friday, May 20, 2022

She Warned the Grain Elevator Would Disrupt Sacred Black History. They Deleted Her Findings.

Pro Publica

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Stopping Cancer Alley: Slave Descendants Suit Against $400M Grain Elevator Allowed To Proceed

Roland Martin Unfiltered

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Grain elevator: Ruling lets slave descendants suit go ahead

The Washington Post

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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”.  

#DescendantsProjectLouisiana

Film Industry 101
April 19 2022

Costuming Training
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.

 
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EPA Administrator Michael Regan holds Stop The Wallace Grain Elevator Shirt.

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