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Raheem Pierce Interview (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-10-18

Duration: 00:03:38

Subjects: Elections, 2019


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Pierce, Raheem Interviewee


This segment from the October 18, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Raheem Pierce of Plaquemine, an 18-year-old Southern University freshman who was elected to the Iberville Parish Council on October 12th. He discusses: his decision to run; volunteering with the Cajun Navy at age 15; and his hope to bring transparency to the Iberville Parish Council.