Leonard Pitts Jr is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald and has spent his fair share writing columns over the years.
Now he's adding another book to his collection of writings.
The book is called Freeman and it is a suspenseful, engrossing love story that gives a new understanding of what the Civil War and its aftermath meant to African-Americans.
Pitts visited the WWLTV studios Thursday morning and spoke about his book as well as the recent news about the Times-Picayune
He’s scheduled for a book signing tonight at 5:30 at the Garden District Book Shop located at 2727 Prytania Street. For more information you can call 895-2266.