11 episodes

Congratulations, You have came upon Allendale Strong. We are a community organization born from the love and admiration of the Allendale Neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana. The organization sprang from the fight to stop the I-49 inner city connector through the historical black community that birth some the greats of Shreveport. The two people that will take on this journey through history and fight is a man who is known for documenting some of Louisiana most important news, John Perkins. The Producer is a man born from the street of Allendale and Shreveport, Roosevelt Bryant. So sit back and let us introduce you to the people of Allendale and its fight for equal justice against those that mean to quiet us. Sorry but we walked in with a bullhorn!

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Congratulations, You have came upon Allendale Strong. We are a community organization born from the love and admiration of the Allendale Neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana. The organization sprang from the fight to stop the I-49 inner city connector through the historical black community that birth some the greats of Shreveport. The two people that will take on this journey through history and fight is a man who is known for documenting some of Louisiana most important news, John Perkins. The Producer is a man born from the street of Allendale and Shreveport, Roosevelt Bryant. So sit back and let us introduce you to the people of Allendale and its fight for equal justice against those that mean to quiet us. Sorry but we walked in with a bullhorn!

    Allendale Strong - Episode #11 Ladies day

    Allendale Strong - Episode #11 Ladies day

    We have a change. No John but we have Dorothy back in his temporary absence. We also have Gloria Murrell joining us to make this a great Ladies Day. We talk about everything from CC Antoine home to SWEPCO park. Join us. 

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Allendale Strong Episode #10 with Poetic X

    Allendale Strong Episode #10 with Poetic X

    We are privileged to bring you the great philosopher Poetic X. WE go into the metaphysical, historical narratives, and race relations. Don't miss out on this. 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Allendale Strong Episode #9 - Claiborne Avenue Alliance's Amy Stelly

    Allendale Strong Episode #9 - Claiborne Avenue Alliance's Amy Stelly

    So happy we are able to sit down with this multi-talented artist, designer, planner, teacher, and licensed tour guide that has studied with acclaimed masters, including Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Douglas Farr and the late Charles Moore. We talk about the great state of Louisiana, horrible architecture, Cancer alley and so much more. Grab a chair and join us.

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    Claiborne Avenue: Past, Present, and Future
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Allendale Strong Episode #8 Allendale Co op

    Allendale Strong Episode #8 Allendale Co op

    Episode #8 we talk to Rebecca Scott and Tina and Lonzo Sheffield III about the Allendale Corner store Co-op. We are so happy to be apart of this venture. Please enjoy watching and think about becoming a member of the Allendale Food Co-op. Info below. 

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    • 47 min
    Allendale strong Episode #7 Hanging out with James Thomas

    Allendale strong Episode #7 Hanging out with James Thomas

    When we talked to James Thomas, he showed us the passion and love for Allendale that we all had grown to know. He tells us the stories of Shreveport musical past and gives us a blueprint for our musical future. Please enjoy, hit the like button and subscribe. 

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    • 36 min
    Allendale Strong podcast #6 with Will Hartman SWEPCO Park's savior

    Allendale Strong podcast #6 with Will Hartman SWEPCO Park's savior

    Today we talk to William Hartman. He noted the historical aspect of SWEPCO park and saved it from destruction by having it declared as a Historical Landmark. 

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    • 58 min

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Highway Resistance in the Old South

A black and brown neighborhood facing the threat of an Interstate Highway built through their homes by an uncaring council of local governments and old fashioned racist business leaders. Getting to know the homeowners and residents of Allendale has restored my faith in people and I’m inspired by their struggle.

Follow along as they battle big government and racist practices from the past.

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