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Jayla experienced her first second line at the age of two with her family. She is now nine, and reflects back on her most memorable experiences while participating in second line.

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A story about one of the oldest schools in New Orleans, located in the heart of the French Quarter. Three students take a trip down memory lane and explain what this now closed school meant to them.

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A personal narrative of a Katrina survivor. Shirelle Perkins tells her Katrina story and provides life lessons she's learned from it.

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Co-founder of Akhirah's Praline and Candy, Amy Muhammad recalls her time growing up in New Orleans, facing racism and colorism, and opening a New Orleans style coffee shop in Chicago with her husband.

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Ronnie Dents, a 27-year-old artist, has been doing art since he was a young child. In this interview, he discusses how he has incorporated his art into barbering.

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Parnell Herbert talks about how he grew up in New Orleans and how he went on to become a community activist.

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Mr. Smith explains his impact on Xavier students and how his life has changed because of Xavier University of Louisiana.

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Noir Nola, Cierra Chenier tells the history of the oldest black neighborhood in New Orleans: The Treme

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An interview with the owner and director of N'fungola Sibo African Dance and Drum Company.
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