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An image from a parade during the 2020 Carnival.

Mardi Gras parades return with route changes

Andrew Spencer, Contributing Reporter February 2, 2022

After the cancellation of many Mardi Gras parades last year due to COVID-19, the citywide celebration is set to return to New Orleans, but not without some notable changes.  City officials announced...

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Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor February 28, 2019

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black...

Yacob Arroyo | Staff Artist

Black history is world history: Exploring African diaspora mythos, religions

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor February 20, 2019

Black history is so massive and enriching, border lines and oceans cannot possibly measure it. During Black History Month, Americans recognize the hardships and oppression Black people continue to face...

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NOLA News in Brief

Campbell Lutz, Staff Reporter February 13, 2019

Coming off of last week’s announcement that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the 2019 commencement address and looking forward to the annual Krewe du Vieux parade this Saturday, it’s an exciting time...

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Nile Pierre and Hugo Fajardo February 1, 2018

Each carnival season, the city of New Orleans shuts down for perhaps it's oldest and most famed event: Mardi Gras. Most people know of krewes from their parades and the distinct types of Mardi Gras throws...

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