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Jim Bradshaw

The thing that keeps popping up in obituaries for Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., from the New York Times to National Public Radio to the local press, is that his music was known around the world, b

Germans met the Cajuns

Jim Bradshaw

When the first Acadians began to settle along the Mississippi River above New Orleans, they were met by a band of Germans who’d been there for at least three generations.

Beyoncé’s south Louisiana links

Jim Bradshaw

It wasn’t just a lyric when Beyoncé sang “I’m a Creole girl” during the halftime of Super Bowl 50. Her family roots are in south Louisiana.


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