Louisiana Mayor Apologizes for Racist Treatment of Sam Cooke
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Shreveport’s mayor has apologized for the racist way the late singer Sam Cooke was treated during a visit to the city.
Cooke was in town in 1963 to perform at the Municipal Auditorium.
He had a reservation at a Holiday Inn but he, his wife and others were turned away. Read More Sam Cooke Biopic in the Works
KSLA reports Cooke and three others in his group were eventually arrested.
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