A City Mourns, Remembers After “Chocolate Santa” Passes Away

August 25, 2020

2020 has already been a difficult year, and on top of that, New Orleans yesterday lost another one of its major culture-bearers.  On August 22, news broke on Twitter that Fred Parker passed away. But for thousands of Black New Orleanians, Mr. Parker went by a different name – “Chocolate Santa.”  Charisse Gibson, of WWLTV, […]

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