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Angelisa Harris Interview (1989)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-04-30

Duration: 00:06:24

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Economic Development | African American business enterprises | Women-owned business enterprises | Economy


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Harris, Angelisa Interviewee


This segment from the April 30, 1989, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s in-studio interview with Angelisa Harris, the executive director of the Louisiana Office of Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise within the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. She discusses: the state of women and minority owned businesses in Louisiana; the work of her office; the challenges faced by women-owned businesses; and the restructuring of her office under the Roemer Administration.