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Mardi Gras Parade Cancellations (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-01-15

Duration: 00:03:38

Subjects: Economy | MARDI GRAS | COVID-19 pandemic


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • James, Elroy Interviewee
  • Banks, Jay Interviewee


This segment from the January 15, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the economic impact of the cancellation of Mardi Gras parades due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. She interviews Elroy James, the president of Zulu, and New Orleans City Councilman Jay Banks.