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African American History in New Orleans

The rich Creole and African American History of New Orleans paved the way for Jazz Music and celebrations like Mardi Gras. Discover the people and places where black history was made, from the first African-American Catholic Parish, to the birthplace of Jazz Music and more. Cover image: "Mardi Gras Morning in New Orleans. Old Treme" by Infrogmation of New Orleans licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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