Interview date: 11.14.06
Tommye Myrick is the Executive
Director of the New Orleans African American Museum of Art,
Culture, and History. The museum, damaged during Katrina,
has re-opened in Treme, an early African-American faubourg.
Tommye describes the museum and explains the "Code Noir"
(Black Code) that was the law defining the conditions of slavery
when the French governed New Orleans.
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