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File-This Nov. 20, 2015, file photo shows singer Irma Thomas performing during a funeral tribute to Allen Toussaint in New Orleans. New Orleans' soul queen, Thomas, hasn't missed a performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival since 1974. And she's scheduled for another one on Saturday, May 6, 2017, paving the way for Stevie Wonder's return to the festival after rain canceled his set last year.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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Pierre McGraw, head of a group called the Monumental Task Committee, speaks during a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Dana Farley, of New Orleans, participates in a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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People participate in a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Charles Lincoln speaks during a candlelight vigil at the statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans, Monday, April 24, 2017. New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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In this April 11, 2017 photo William Hardy, who is homeless, holds his camera as he poses for a portrait where he sleeps with a crate and a cardboard box under the Pontchartrain Expressway, in New Orleans. Hardy was given the camera and his works are part of an exhibit by artists, who are or were previously homeless, currently on display at LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans' Arts District. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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In this April 11, 2017 photo, William Hardy, who is homeless, poses for a portrait where he sleeps with a crate and a cardboard box under the Pontchartrain Expressway, in New Orleans. Hardy was given a camera and his works are part of an exhibit by artists, who are or were previously homeless, currently on display at LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans' Arts District. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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In this April 11, 2017 photo, William Hardy, who is homeless, poses for a portrait in front of one of his photos, at the Lemieux Galleries, in New Orleans. Hardy was given a camera and has sold prints in the gallery. His works are part of an exhibit by artists, who are or were previously homeless, currently on display at LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans' Arts District. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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House Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, right, speaks with Patrick Goldsmith, director of the House Fiscal Division, ahead of a hearing on personal income tax bills, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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House Ways and Means Chairman Neil Abramson, D-New Orleans, center, speaks with lawmakers and staff ahead of a hearing on personal income tax bills, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

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In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 photo, fabrication, art and costume departments for the "New Water Music" performance pose on the barge along with Delaney Martin of New Orleans Airlift and composer Yotam Haber on Bayou Sauvage in New Orleans. "New Water Music" features composer Yotam Haber on a floating barge with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and visual presentations by New Orleans Airlift arts collective. (Sophia Germer /The Advocate via AP)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014, file photo, members of the Krewe of Zulu hold painted coconuts to give to parade-goers, as they march during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. A social media picture of a white woman wearing blackface makeup, traditional garb of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, has sparked a debate about race and Mardi Gras in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 2, 2015, file photo shows a statue of P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park at Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans. A federal appeals court cleared the way Monday, March 6, 2017, for the city of New Orleans to take down three Confederate-era monuments including this P.G.T. Beauregard monument that have been a source of tension in the Southern city. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015, file photo, the Robert E. Lee Monument is seen in Lee Circle in New Orleans. A federal appeals court cleared the way Monday, March 6, 2017, for the city of New Orleans to take down three Confederate-era monuments including this Robert E. Lee Monument that have been a source of tension in the Southern city. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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In this Sept. 2, 2015, photo, the monument of Jefferson Davis is seen on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans. A federal appeals court cleared the way Monday, March 6, 2017, for the city of New Orleans to take down three Confederate-era monuments including this Jefferson Davis monument that have been a source of tension in the Southern city. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, Ariel David, of New Orleans, who is gay, plays with a pride flag wide with her biological daughter Nelly David, 2, during a rally held in reaction to a decision by a federal judge, which upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages, in New Orleans. David said she attended because she and her partner cannot legally marry in the state. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2015, file photo, Texas plaintiffs Vic Holmes and Mark Phariss hold hands outside of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in New Orleans. Opponents and supporters of gay marriage argued their sides before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on gay marriage bans in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Stacy Revere, File)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2013 file photo, Charlotte Brooks, left, kisses her partner Charlotte D'Ooge, development director for the American Civil Liberties Union, during a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans, after two Supreme Court decisions supporting gay rights were handed down. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2013 file photo, Melanie Miranda, of New Orleans holds a copy of the U.S. Constitution during a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans, after two Supreme Court decisions supporting gay rights were handed down. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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FILE - In this June 26, 2013, file photo, Lester Berryman, of the Human Rights Campaign, speaks to the crowd during a celebration rally in Jackson Square in New Orleans, after two Supreme Court decisions supporting gay rights were handed down. New Orleans has long enjoyed a reputation in the South as a welcoming place for the lesbian and gay community. That reputation will be on display when the city hosts the NBA All-Star game next weekend. The game was awarded to New Orleans after the league decided to pull it from Charlotte last year. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)