Ever heard of Robert ‘Free Bob’ Vernon, the former slave who founded Vernon Town in Louisiana?

Ever heard of Robert ‘Free Bob’ Vernon, the former slave who founded Vernon Town in Louisiana?
In the town of Amite, Louisiana, a family-owned funeral home has served the Black community for generations, storing decades of information in the process through the records of funeral programs. “One day I sat down and started looking at them, and I said, ‘oh look at the history I didn’t know about the Amite colored...

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