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Slippery slope! Now New Orleans Saint symbol is offensive, represents slavery -

The fleur de lis, a French symbol used by royal families dating back to the 13th century, and emblazoned on the New Orleans Saints helmet, is now being called a symbol of slavery, drawing comparisons

This doll is created in homage to Marie Laveaux, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. More than anyone else, Marie Laveaux put New Orleans Voodoo on the map with her powerful magic and infamous ceremonies held in what are now Congo Square, Bayou St. John, and Lake Pontchartrain. Oral traditions suggest that the occult part of her magic mixed Roman Catholic beliefs and saints with African spirits and religious concepts. She is celebrated every year on St. John’s Eve, the foremost Voodoo…


Saints unveil statue of Gleason's blocked punt

NEW ORLEANS -- The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became symbolic of New Orleans' resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a nine-foot statue outside the Superdome.

DH Holmes New Orleans in the 1960's. I remember it this way in 1970s. The Ignatius Reilly statue is there now, right "under the clock."

Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist, now listed on BookLikes

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Shifty Art Print

New Orleans Lady Magnolia, Louisiana purple iris, Mardi Gras mask, voodoo doll, hurricane, heart, LSU & Saints colors, the NOLA skyline over the MS River... AMAZING!