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A Taste of Shreveport, Louisiana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SHREVEPORT?

  1. Shreveport is the third-largest city and the principal city of the third largest metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Louisiana, as well as being the 109th-largest city in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population was 200,145.

  2. The city of Shreveport has a mayor-council government. The elected municipal officials include the mayor, Cedric Glover, and seven members of the city council. Glover, a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, is the first African American to hold the position. Shreveport became a majority black city in the 2000 census.

  3. Shreveport has several colleges, including the Methodist-affiliated Centenary College (founded at Jackson, Louisiana, in 1825; relocated to Shreveport in 1908) and Louisiana State University at Shreveport, which opened as a two-year institution in 1967. It became four-year in 1976. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, the only medical school in northern Louisiana, opened in 1969. Shreveport also has one of the largest nursing schools in northern Louisiana, the Northwestern State University College of Nursing. Southern University, Shreveport (SUSLA), offers a two-year associate's degree program. (The four-year institution, which is historically black, is in Baton Rouge.)

  4. Shreveport has a humid subtropical climate. Rainfall is abundant, with the normal annual precipitation averaging nearly 47 inches, with monthly averages ranging from less than 3 inches in August to more than 5 inches in May. Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain, hail, damaging winds and tornadoes occur in the area during the spring and summer months. The winter months are normally mild, with an average of 35 days of freezing or below-freezing temperatures per year, with ice and sleet storms possible. Summer months are hot and humid, with maximum temperatures exceeding 90 degrees an average of 91 days per year, with high to very high relative average humidity, sometimes exceeding the 90 percent level.

Radio Stations
KFLO 89.1 FM Blanchard, LA Religious
K223BI (KAYT) 92.5 FM Greenwood, LA Urban Contemporary
KRUF 94.5 FM Shreveport, LA Top-40
KBLK (LPFM) (CP) 95.1 FM Shreveport, LA Gospel Music
KLKL 95.7 FM Minden, LA Oldies
KMJJ 99.7 FM Shreveport, LA Hip Hop
K264AS (KRMD) 100.7 FM Mooringsport, LA Sports
KDKS 102.1 FM Blanchard, LA Urban Contemporary
KVMA 102.9 FM Shreveport, LA Urban Contemporary
KBTT 103.7 FM Haughton, LA Hip Hop
KBEF 104.5 FM Gibsland, LA Gospel Music
KBLK (LPFM) 106.3 FM Shreveport, LA Gospel Music
KYLA 106.7 FM Homer, LA Christian Contemporary
KOKA 980 AM Shreveport, LA Gospel Music
KSYB 1300 AM Shreveport, LA Gospel Music
KRMD 1340 AM Shreveport, LA Sports
KCUL 1410 AM Marshall, TX Country
KIOU 1480 AM Shreveport, LA Gospel Music

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Demographics of Shreveport, Louisiana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

46.66%

50.8%

0.31%

0.79%

1.55%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Shreveport, Louisiana


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Adia Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 2800 Linwoood Avenue Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 (318) 635-8995

  2. Blessed Hands Hair Salon -   3717 Lakeshore Dr, Shreveport, LA 71109-2001 (318) 636-4422

  3. Heard Beauty Supply -   6700 Mansfield Rd, Shreveport, LA 71108 (318) 525-1111

  4. LaBeauty Beautique -   6946 Jewella Ave., Shreveport LA 71108 Phone: (318) 635-5406

  5. Phazes Healthy Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 7603 Pines Road Shreveport, Louisiana 71129 (318) 344-8679

  6. Salon 360 -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - Shreveport, Louisiana (318) 686-0054

  7. Shear Heaven -   6363 Hearn Ave. Ste 202, Shreveport LA Phone: (318) 631-0025

  8. TheHairAngel -  I combine my love for hair and beauty with my love for THE MOST HIGH in my business!   (318) 349- 7024 - Yes I will travel to you!  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Nubian Express Books -  Category: Bookstore -  Owner - Winston & Charlene Tollett   - 3814 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103 (318) 365-7505

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Brotherís Seafood -  500 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA (318) 675-2703

  2. Cassandra's Seafood -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  904 Fannin St. Shreveport, LA 71101   - (reviews)

  3. Chef Orlando Bloom Brother's Seafood To Go -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   4916 Monkhouse Dr. Shreveport, LA 71109 (318) 635-1641   - (reviews)

  4. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: : Southern, Cajun/Creole, American -   6251 Westport Ave. Shreveport, LA 71129 (318) 688-6080

  5. Elsie's Silver Star Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   7101 Hwy 1 Shreveport, LA 71107 (318) 929-4201   - (reviews)

  6. Food for the Soul Express -  7299 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, LA 71119 (318) 938-0456

  7. I Fry -  Category: Seafood, Soul Food Restaurants -   101 Travis St Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 990-0460

  8. M J Soul Food -   3061 Dr Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, LA 71107-4705 (318) 226-5199

  9. Pete Harris Cafť -  1355 Milam Street, Shreveport, LA (318) 425-4277

  10. Red River Restaurant -  Category: Southern, Soul Food Restaurants -   Holiday Inn 102 Lake St Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 222-7717   - (reviews)

  11. Southfield Grill -  315 Southfield Rd, Shreveport, LA 71105 (318) 219-4148

  12. Strawn's Eat Shop -  125 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71104 (318) 868-0634

  13. U & I Soulfood -   1804 Milam St, Shreveport, LA 71103-2610 (318) 425-5175

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CHURCHES



  1. Bryant Temple Church of God In Christ -  6805 W Canal Blvd. Shreveport, Louisiana 71108-4634 (318) 635-3211   - (visit website)

  2. Heard Chapel Ame Church -  355 E 79th Street, Shreveport, LA 71106-5611 (318) 869-2134

  3. Mary Springhill AME Church -  4426 Linwood Ave, Shreveport, LA 71108-3521 (318) 868-9810

  4. Mt. Olive Baptist Church - Our main sanctuary is at 740 Turner Lane while across the street our west sanctuary is located at 724 Turner Lane. 724 Turner Lane, Shreveport, LA (318) 861-2249

  5. St Mary Ame Church -  1603 Rex Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101-5143 (318) 222-3997

  6. St Matthew AME Church -  1610 Murphy St, Shreveport, LA 71103-3051 (318) 221-4593

  7. White Temple C O G I C -  3898 Hollywood Ave, Shreveport, LA 71109 (318) 636-0120

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Club Mabelís -  Club in the cityís art district   205 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA (318) 675-0308

  2. JOSH Lounge -  Old Funk and R&B, with a little Hip Hop   224 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA (318) 681-9960

  3. The Danceplex70ís, 80ís music Crocket and Travis Streets, Shreveport, LA - (visit website)

  4. The Funny Bone -  450 Clyde Fant Pky, Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 221-4290 - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. African American History Parade Celebration  705 Elvis Presley Ave, Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 635-2923   - (visit website)

    Black history parade. Begins at Municipal Auditorium. First weekend in February.


  2. ARTBREAK
    400 Caddo Street, Shreveport, LA 71101   - (visit website)

    Each May, ARTBREAK features Caddo and Bossier Parish students in juried exhibits and free hands-on art activities. ARTBREAK is a weekend of dance, music, theater, food, fun and a 5K road race. Admission is free!


  3. Harvest and Heritage Tour
    Hwy. 3049 Gilliam, LA 71029 (318) 296-4303  

    Self-guided driving tour, home tours, churches, cotton gins, country store, museum, and cotton fields. Last Saturday in September.


  4. Highland Jazz and Blues Festival
    Corner of Line Ave. and Columbia, Shreveport, LA 71105 (318) 869-5706   - (visit website)

    Each November the best local and national musicians converge on the Park for Shreveport's own "party in the park.


  5. Mudbug Madness Festival
    101 Crockett St, Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 222-7403   - (visit website)

    Memorial Day weekend celebration of Louisiana's Cajun heritage. Boiled crawfish, Cajun/Creole food, great music, children's area, crafts. Festival Plaza.


  6. State Fair of Louisiana  3701 Hudson St, Shreveport, LA 71109 (318) 635-1361   - (visit website)

    17 thrilling days of family fun & livestock shows.


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