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The Exo’s Drill Team and band in Grambling Homecoming Parade 2012

Neighborhood drill teams and drum squads are common in African-American communities throughout the United States, but entire community-based bands are quite rare indeed. One of the few is the Exo’s Drill Team and Band from Alexandria, Louisiana, who are frequently seen in the Grambling Homecoming Parade each year. 

A Requiem for Lee Street and the Death of Port Arthur

Al Kapone had arranged for me to get access to the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, where he was performing this year, so …