Category Archives: Café des Exilés

Café des Exilés #2: Benito Juárez

St. Edwards University in Austin, where I did my Bachelor’s in History, was kind of funny in that it didn’t have a dedicated American History department. The study of U.S. History I did there was often through the lens of … Continue reading

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Café des Exilés #1: Jean Joseph Amable Humbert

One aspect of New Orleans history that never ceases to attract my attention is the city’s nature for drawing in, and often celebrating, outsiders. Always a city of complexity and compromise, the dynamics at play in New Orleans have made … Continue reading

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