Community

Via Crucis

BY Nima Taradji

For almost 40 years the predominantly Latino neighborhood of Pilsen, located in Chicago’s Lower West Side, has held Via Crucis Viviente, or Living Way of the Cross, a re-enactment of Christ’s crucifixion during its Good Friday Celebration.

Community

Second Line

BY Nima Taradji

One of the most unique and quintessential New Orleans traditions can be found played out every Sunday in the Second Line Parade. Rooted in the history of social clubs, brass bands, and funeral jazz, these parades happen almost every week at a different location in the city.