A New Orleans native on Mardi Gras
Today is Mardi Gras - also known as Fat Tuesday. People are parading down the streets of New Orleans in the hundreds of thousands. Journalist Kevinisha Walker grew up in New Orleans, and she spoke with Annenberg Radio about growing up celebrating Mardi Gras. Check out Walker’s favorite Fat Tuesday tune: the rollicking “Carnival Time” by New Orleans R&B singer Al Johnson.