Tuesday Aug 22, 2023

Interview with Freddi Williams Evans, Author, Independent Scholar, Arts Educator

Freddi Williams Evans is an independent scholar and author who is internationally recognized for her scholarship on historic Congo Square.  Her book Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans, the first comprehensive study of the location, received the 2012 Louisiana Humanities Book of the Year Award and is published in French. Her research and advocacy influenced the 2011 New Orleans City Council Ordinance that made the popular name “Congo Square” the official name of the location. 

Contact Info:
Websites: www.freddievans.com and https://congosquareconnection.org/
Email: freddiwevans@gmail.com

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