They couldn't be wiped out with floods | Their lights can't be dimmed with darkness | They won't be overlooked, disregarded, or forgotten | The people of New Orleans have stories to share, and they must be heard | My Nola, My Story. [Poem Written by Deja Dennis]
New Orleans is not called the Hollywood of the south for no reason! The streets are littered with artists, from drummers to feminist painters, to tap dancers, to hair braiders. I interviewed these artists to catch a glimpse into their worlds.