The Thibodaux Massacre:
Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike

“The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike” by John DeSantis (2016, History Press) contains never-before-published details on the massacre. It is the Committee’s knowledge base. Copies can be purchased through www.amazon.com or www.arcadiapublishing.com
 

Visitors on a tour sponsored by the River Road African-American Museum offer a libation and prayers at the site where bodies of Thibodaux Massacre victims are believed buried behind the Raymond Stafford Post 513 of the American Legion on Narrow Street

Louisiana 1887 Memorial Committee President John DeSantis (right) with descendants of Jack Conrad at their 2016 memorial to him and victims of the Thibodaux Massacre at the place where they are believed buried.