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Consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. Wikipedia

  • Jackson, Mississippi

    Capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. One of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi. Wikipedia

  • Lafayette, Louisiana

    City in and the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, located along the Vermilion River in the southwestern part of the state. Fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 126,143 according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. Wikipedia

  • Memphis, Tennessee

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  • Belle Chasse, Louisiana

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  • Metairie, Louisiana

    Census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, and is part of the New Orleans metropolitan area. Largest community in Jefferson Parish and the fifth-largest CDP in the United States. Wikipedia

  • Neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. A subdistrict of the French Quarter/CBD area, its boundaries, as defined by the City Planning Commission, are Iberville, Decatur and Canal Streets to the north; the Mississippi River to the east; the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, Julia and Magazine Streets, and the Pontchartrain Expressway to the south; and South Claiborne Avenue, Cleveland Street, and South and North Derbigny Streets to the west. Wikipedia

  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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  • French Quarter

    Oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. Founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the city developed around the Vieux Carré ("Old Square" in English), a central square. Wikipedia

  • Shreveport, Louisiana

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  • St. Louis

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  • Chalmette, Louisiana

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  • Florida Parishes

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  • Gretna, Louisiana

    Second-largest city in and parish seat of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Gretna lies on the west bank of the Mississippi River, just east and across the river from uptown New Orleans. Wikipedia

  • Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    Small city in, and the parish seat of, Ascension Parish in south Louisiana, United States, located along the River Road of the west bank of the Mississippi River. 7,436 at the 2010 census, a decrease of more than 150 from the 7,605 tabulation in 2000. Wikipedia

  • Lake Charles, Louisiana

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  • Houston

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  • Census-designated place in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States, on the West Bank of the Mississippi River. 4,954 at the 2010 census. Wikipedia

  • Garden District, New Orleans

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  • Natchitoches, Louisiana

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  • Algiers, New Orleans

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  • Philadelphia

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  • Birmingham, Alabama

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  • Slidell, Louisiana

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  • Kenner, Louisiana

    Seventh-largest city in the U.S. State of Louisiana following New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles and Bossier City. Largest city in Jefferson Parish and the largest incorporated suburban city of New Orleans. Wikipedia

  • Tremé

    Neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Often rendered as Treme, and historically the neighborhood is sometimes called by its more formal French name, Faubourg Tremé; it is listed in the New Orleans City Planning Districts as Tremé / Lafitte when including the Lafitte Projects. Wikipedia


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  • In 1917, a New Orleans band called "The Original Dixieland Jazz Band " recorded jazz tunes that became hits all over the country.Drum kit-Wikipedia
  • To the west, by summer 1862 the Union destroyed the Confederate river navy, then much of its western armies, and seized New Orleans.American Civil War-Wikipedia
  • France offered free land to colonists to attract families to Detroit; when it reached a population of 800 in 1765, it was the largest European settlement between Montreal and New Orleans, both also French settlements.Detroit-Wikipedia
  • However, it was less than in many smaller American cities, including New Orleans, Newark, and Detroit, which had 53 murders per 100,000 residents in 2012.Chicago-Wikipedia
  • The book Baby Names Now: From Classic to Cool—The Very Last Word on First Names places the origins of "La" names in African-American culture in New Orleans.African Americans-Wikipedia
  • Wealthy French Creoles generally maintained town houses in New Orleans as well as houses on their large sugar plantations outside town along the Mississippi River.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • In the Spanish Louisiana, Governor Bernardo de Gálvez organized Spanish free blackmen into two militia companies to defend New Orleans during the American Revolution.African Americans-Wikipedia
  • New Orleans was the center of this trade in the Deep South, but slave dealers were in Houston.Houston-Wikipedia
  • The introduction of steamboats on the Ohio River in 1811 opened up the city's trade to more rapid shipping, and the city established commercial ties with St. Louis, Missouri and New Orleans downriver.Cincinnati-Wikipedia
  • Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States.Jazz-Wikipedia
  • Largely as a result of the increased development of Nissan and other Japanese economic interests in the region, Japan moved its former New Orleans consulate-general to Nashville's Palmer Plaza.Nashville, Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Virginia traveled to New Orleans to study nursing soon after Bill was born, leaving him in Hope with her parents Eldridge and Edith Cassidy, who owned and ran a small grocery store.Bill Clinton-Wikipedia
  • Steamboats first arrived in St. Louis in 1818, improving connections with New Orleans and eastern markets.St. Louis-Wikipedia
  • Record labels based out of Atlanta, St. Louis, and New Orleans also gained fame for their local scenes.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Among North American ports, it ranks second to New Orleans' Port of South Louisiana in terms of cargo tonnage imported from Latin America.Miami-Wikipedia
  • There are examples of tresillo-like rhythms in some African American folk musics such as the hand clapping and foot stomping patterns in ring shout, post-Civil War drum and fife music, and New Orleans second line music.Rhythm and blues-Wikipedia
  • The first world heavyweight champion under the Queensberry Rules was "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, who defeated John L. Sullivan in 1892 at the Pelican Athletic Club in New Orleans.Boxing-Wikipedia
  • Many slaveholders brought slaves with them or purchased them through the domestic slave trade, especially in New Orleans.Mississippi-Wikipedia
  • ) According to the FBI, St. Louis, New Orleans, Detroit, and BaltimoreChicago-Wikipedia
  • Later, Master P (Ghetto D) built up a roster of artists (the No Limit posse) based out of New Orleans.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Two years after the Hornets' relocation to New Orleans, the NBA returned to North Carolina, as the Charlotte Bobcats were formed as an expansion team in 2004.National Basketball Association-Wikipedia
  • For passenger rail service, Memphis and Newbern, are served by the Amtrak City of New Orleans line on its run between Chicago, Illinois, and New Orleans, Louisiana.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Throughout much of the 19th century, it was listed among the top 10 U.S. cities by population, surpassed only by New Orleans and the older, established settlements of the United States eastern seaboard, as well as being the sixth-biggest city for a period spanning 1840 until 1860.Cincinnati-Wikipedia
  • The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • New Orleans, Shreveport, and Baton Rouge are home to a thriving film industry.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • Training sites in the state include Camp Beauregard near Pineville, Camp Villere near Slidell, Camp Minden near Minden, England Air Park (formerly England Air Force Base) near Alexandria, Gillis Long Center near Carville, and Jackson Barracks in New Orleans.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • New York City radio station WKTU featured Warp 9's "Nunk," in a commercial to promote the station's signature sound of emerging hip hop Though not yet mainstream, hip hop had begun to permeate the music scene outside of New York City; it could be found in cities as diverse as Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Dallas, Kansas City, San Antonio, Miami, Seattle, St. Louis, New Orleans, Houston, and Toronto.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Other large cities with African-American majorities include Jackson, Mississippi (79.4%), Miami Gardens, Florida (76.3%), Baltimore, Maryland (63%), Birmingham, Alabama (62.5%), Memphis, Tennessee (61%), New Orleans, Louisiana (60%), Montgomery, Alabama (56.6%), Flint, Michigan (56.6%), Savannah, Georgia (55.0%), Augusta, Georgia (54.7%), Atlanta, Georgia (54%, see African Americans in Atlanta), Cleveland, Ohio (53.3%), Newark, New Jersey (52.35%), Washington, D.C. (50.7%), Richmond, Virginia (50.6%), Mobile, Alabama (50.6%), Baton Rouge, Louisiana (50.4%), and Shreveport, Louisiana (50.4%).African Americans-Wikipedia
  • Different regions and cities within the U.S., including New York City, Detroit, Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Muscle Shoals, Alabama (the home of FAME Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studios) became noted for different subgenres of the music and recording styles.Soul music-Wikipedia
  • Often the European men would help their multiracial children get educated or gain apprenticeships for trades, and sometimes they settled property on them; they often freed the mothers and their children if enslaved, as part of contracts of plaçage. With this social capital, the free people of color became artisans, and sometimes educated merchants and property owners, forming a third class between the Europeans and most enslaved Africans in the French and Spanish settlements, although not so large a free community as in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.Mississippi-Wikipedia

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