In 1909, a group of laborers went to the Pythian Temple Theatre
to see a musical comedy by the Smart Set. A skit portraying a
Zulu Tribe had as its title,
"There Never Was and Never Will Be a King Like Me".
They made their first appearance as Zulus in the
Mardi Gras of 1909. On the September 20, 1916,
the organization became incorporated and titled,
The Zulu Social Aid Pleasure Club, Inc.
The purpose of the organization is to unite in the bonds of
friendship, protection, and progress to improve the conditions
of its members by judicious counsel and timely aid, and
mutual encouragement in business, attention to its sick,
burial of its dead; and observance of the Constitution and
By-Laws. Zulu celebrated 100 years from 1909-2009.