Monday, January 23, 2006

Zulu scales hurdles to roll on Mardi Gras Day

NEW ORLEANS -- In the 700 block of North Broad Street, the main building that houses the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club stands as an example of recovery and promise in this tattered city.

The gold and black, two-story building, which took on about 4 feet of water after Hurricane Katrina, has been gutted and restored.

Members of Zulu, New Orleans' oldest and largest historically black Mardi Gras parading organization, pitched in to complete the project, much of it done using two generators because there was no electricity.

Click the title to read the rest of the story from the Mobile Register.


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