Tattoo artist Zulu Featured in LA Times as first African American president of NoHo Freemason Lodge,0,3941384.photogallery
( Richard Hartog / Los Angeles Times )


Zulu, the amazing tattoo artist featured in THE SKIN I’M IN is a Freemason, breaking down perceptions about the Masons and their membership.

“Zulu became curious about Freemasonry after tattooing Masonic symbology on several clients. He joined five years ago at age 39 and now serves as webmaster and senior warden of North Hollywood Lodge No. 542. He has also gone on to become both a Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner (Masonic membership is a prerequisite for both), and next year he will become the leader of his lodge. ‘I’ll be the first black worshipful master in the lodge’s history,’ he said, using the proper term of respect.”

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