Just as Kermit Ruffins sang "Sunny Side of the Street" with trumpet in hand, an early morning sun shone powerfully across North Rampart Street in New Orleans onto Congo Square. Two centuries ago, enslaved Africans and free people of color drummed and danced here each Sunday, exerting their right to ... More >>
Cultural growing pains in a rebuilt city
The fight for New Orleans' culture continues, one parade at a time
Jazz Fest is on. Clubs are open. The water's receded. The stakes remain high.