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Singer, Actor Vernel Bagneris on Katrina Damage

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Singer, Actor Vernel Bagneris on Katrina Damage

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Singer, Actor Vernel Bagneris on Katrina Damage

Singer, Actor Vernel Bagneris on Katrina Damage

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Currently in New York, Obie-winning singer and actor Vernel Bagneris recently sold his apartment in order to move to New Orleans, where he was born. He tells us what he's heard from friends and family, and what he expects for the future. The Library of Congress has described Bagneris as "a master of the American vernacular." He wrote, directed and starred in the hit shows One Mo' Time, Further Mo', Staggerlee and Jelly Roll!

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