Selected Jet and Ebony Magazine Stories on Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, LA

June 4, 1970 - "La. City's 'Keep Strangers Out' Law Ruled Out"
Lake Providence, LA officials passed an ordinance in an attempt to keep troublemakers out.  It was later struck down by the Federal District Court in Baton Rouge, LA.

July 9, 1970 "Dropouts Were 'Pushed Out' By Racism: Black Kids"
Anita Kleinpeter of Lake Providence testified in front of a senate committee for Equal Opportunity Education. For a longer Ebony Magazine feature on the testimony, please click this link.

June 27, 1974 - "Louisiana Town Elects Black Mayor, Marshall, Aldermen"
Story on the election of  Mayor-Elect L.B. Jackson, Town Marshal Stewart Marshall, Five Aldermen – Percy Morehouse, Grady Murphy, J.F. McGee, Percy Threats and Ray Frazier.  For a photo of Mayor-Elect L.B. Jackson featured in the November 1975 issue of Ebony Magazine, click this link.

August 7, 1989 - "Arkansas Family Produces 13 College Graduates"
Profile on the family of L. and Leola Whitlock of Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, LA.  Their family has 13 college graduates.  A family wedding photo is also displayed.

November 14, 1994 - "War on Poverty Launched in Tri-State Dixie Delta"
Notes a poverty march from Eudora, Chicot County, AR to Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, LA

September 25, 2000 - Marriage of Shelby Moore, Jr. and Sandra Payne
The bride is noted as being from Lake Providence, LA.

For all articles in Jet Magazine, please click this link (for articles that mention Lake Providence, LA) and this link (for articles that mention East Carroll Parish, LA.)


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