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Revitalizing 'Second Line' Parades in New Orleans

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Revitalizing 'Second Line' Parades in New Orleans

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Revitalizing 'Second Line' Parades in New Orleans

Revitalizing 'Second Line' Parades in New Orleans

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Most people are familiar with the Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans, but the city also has a year-round tradition of "second line" parades. Eve Troeh reports on efforts to revitalize the second line parades, and the social aid and pleasure clubs that sponsor them.

Special thanks to Royce Osborn and The National Black Programming Consortium for contributions to this story.