Nine (9) individuals created new Mardi Gras Krewe in Shreveport
Francis Flentroy Mike Flentroy
Carl Pierson Linda Holden
Saundra Bigham Fred Moss IV
Wanda Flourry* Jerome Scroggins
Lyndon B. Johnson
The Krewe of Sobek was approved by the Internal Revenue
Held its first Coronation, introducing the Captain & Royalty
Francis Flentroy named Captain I
Held its first Ball, “An Evening on the Nile”
1st predominantly African American Mardi Gras Krewe to parade with its own float in the African American History Parade in Shreveport, La .
Paraded in the Grambling State University Homecoming
Held its Bal II, “Rio on the Red”
Held its 1st Annual Krewe of Sobek Mardi Gras parade in Shreveport
3rd Sobek Coronation at the Shreveport Convention Center
Carl Pierson named Captain II
Participated in the Paint Your Heart Out community
4th Annual Coronation
3rd Annual Mardi Gras parade held in the Queensborough neighborhood
Grande Marshal: Mayor Cedric Glover, first African- American Mayor for the City of Shreveport
5th Annual Coronation held at the Shreveport Riverview
Fred Moss IV named Captain III
4th Annual Mardi Gras parade held in the Queensborough neighborhood here in Shreveport LA.
Grande Marshal: Chief Tgobe Asogli II, Ewe Tribe of Asogli Traditional Council, Volta Region, Ghana, West Africa (American Name, Ernest Lampkins)
5th Annual Mardi Gras parade held in the Queensborough Neighborhood in Shreveport LA.
Parade Marshals this year were Bernice Whitehurst and Mamie Wallace, Civil Rights workers here in the
City of Shreveport.
Grande Marshal was the City of Shreveport Police Chief, Henry Whitehorn
7th Annual Coronation held at the Shreveport Riverview Hall.
Casandra Smith named Captain IV
9th Annual Coronation held
Michael Harris named Captain V