Visit to Dooky Chase’s Serves History with Lunch

Lunch and history were on the menu when students in St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Students for Human Dignity and Diversity in Action organization and school administrators visited Dooky Chase’s Restaurant. The restaurant was led for seven decades by world-renowned Chef Leah Chase, known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine. Mrs. Stella Chase Reese, daughter… Read More

A Serving of History Lessons at Dooky Chase’s

A visit to Dooky Chase’s Restaurant at 2301 Orleans Avenue in Treme included a serving of the restaurant’s signature creole cuisine and history lessons to students in the Students for Human Dignity and Diversity in Action organization. Joining them were organization co-moderators Dr. Maureen Wright (Chair, Dominican’s Board of Directors) and Vallerie Maurice (Coordinator, Unity… Read More

Looking Ahead to Our Future, While Celebrating Our Past

As part of observance of Black History Month, guest speaker Anastacia Scott, Ph.D., Leventhal Education Specialist at the Amistad Research Center, presented, “Looking Ahead to Our Future, While Celebrating Our Past.” The presentation highlighted prominent women from the early 20th century through the Civil Rights era in New Orleans and students participated in a didactive… Read More