The Zulu organization is proud of its standing in the local community, but also takes pride in its national and international standing. The Zulu organization has been the subject of numerous television documentaries and newsprint and magazine articles. King Zulu 1949, Louis Armstrong, graced the pages of Time Magazine that year. Essence devoted a full half-hour segment of their weekly television series to Zulu’s impact on Carnival. Hordes of feature stories and photo essays have been done by international publications.
The Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club Inc., is the everyman club. The membership is composed of men from all walks of life–from laborers, City Mayor, City Councilmen, and State Legislators, to United States Congressman, educators, and men of other professions.
Zulu’s history is illustrious and at times colorful, and could fill volumes. It is also continual, with chapters being written constantly. This is an attempt to afford the reader insight on who and what we are. Find Out More
These are public photos taken over the many years of the Zulu Parade. Come on down and pass a good time in New Orleans at the Mardi Gras! “Laissez les bons temps rouler” in other words, let the good times roll! Don’t forget to shout “THROW ME SOMETHING MISTER!”
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“Carnival” from album, The Last Mardi Gras
Song by Henry Roeland Byrd, better known as “Professor Longhair” (b. December 1918, d. January 1980) From Bogalusa, Louisiana. Known for his influence in New Orleans blues, New Orleans R&B, Louisiana Blues and Boogie Woogie.