The Krewe of Real People - a BSL tradition - morphed into the Krewe of Diamonds twelve years ago. In 2018, it was Krewe of Real People - Next Generation! Known as the only predominantly African-American parade on the Gulf Coast on Mardi Gras, it gets everyone out and celebrating the big day.
- photos by Lionel Haynes, Jr.
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The first of the Hancock County Mardi Gras Parades, this year, Pupseidon rolled through Diamondhead on January 13th. Proceeds raised by this parade help fund Gulf Coast animal shelters. The 2018 royal court was presided over by King Zippy, Queen Hope and Duke Rusty.
photography by Lionel Haynes
The Krewe of Nereids celebrated its 50th birthday on Sunday, February 19, 2017, parading with glorious weather through tens of thousands of well-wishers in Bay St. Louis and Waveland, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
- photographs by Brenda and Ned Comer
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