Join us behind the scenes and on the front lines. Learn what’s happening now and how you can be part of it.
FEBRUARY 20, 2022
Robert “Bob” Hicks Day
Since 2010, Robert Hicks’ birthday—February 20—has been officially designated Robert “Bob” Hicks Day in Bogalusa and Washington Parish. The day is celebrated with the tolling of the bell at Bethlehem Baptist Church, the oldest African American church in Bogalusa where...
August 11, 2022
Louisiana Civil Rights Trail: Unveiling of Hicks House Marker
The Hicks Foundation is honored to announce the inclusion of the historic Robert “Bob” Hicks House on the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail. A 6-foot tall marker in the silhouette of a protester holding a picket sign will be placed in front of the Robert “Bob” Hicks House...
March 12, 2022
Ramble in Bogalusa
The Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation will host a day tour of historic sites in Bogalusa and Washington Parish, featuring the Robert “Bob” Hicks House, the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Goodyear-Penton Estate, the Sullivan House and the Studio in the...