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Dream Your World…and Live it!

Langston Hughes published “I Dream a World” in Harlem’s Amsterdam News in 1941. The poem circulated for many years after in various publications. It’s an uplifting poem compared to his early writings during an unhappy and financially desperate year in Washington, DC in 1925. Ironically, that year was the most productive of the young Langston Hughes’ writing career. While working as a busboy at the […]

“Treme” Libations – Lolis Eric Elie, author of the “Treme” cookbook based on the HBO series

“Treme” Libations – Lolis Eric Elie, author of the “Treme” cookbook based on the HBO series

Lolis Eric Elie is a New Orleans native and was a writer and story editor for the HBO series “Treme.” He is also co-producer of the PBS documentary “Fauberg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans” with filmmaker Dawn Logsdon. Elie was a columnist for the New Orleans Times Picayunne. He is author of […]