Black & Gay In New Orleans From The 60s On: "You Get Up, You Dust Yourself Off, And You Fight On."

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Submitted by Take Out on Fri, 05/15/2020 - 14:26

Being a black man in the 1960s in New Orleans, Michael Hickerson was no stranger to racism. It was even more disappointing when he experienced it within the LGBTQ community. He didn’t let that stop his desire to help others, though, whether it was supporting those living with HIV, or helping people recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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