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Eight years after Hurricane Katrina many evacuees yet to return
By Renee Lewis & Al Jazeera New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward is showing signs of new life eight years after Hurricane Katrina, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. But still, only 30 percent of the low-income neighborhood’s residents have returned, … Continue reading
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Wins Injunction in Post-Katrina Housing Discrimination Case
Excellent news, however this is just one battle in a long war. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/naacp-legal-defense-and-educational-fund-wins-injunction-in-post-katrina-housing-discrimination-case-103573424.html
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Black Political Power in New Orleans Is Waning Five Years After Katrina
Excellent article by Brentin Mock and the Root. Black Political Power in New Orleans Is Waning Five Years After Katrina.
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The Katrina Divorces
Wow! In the midst of disaster, you do take an accounting of your life and make changes accordingly. This was a more than fascinating account of divorces post-Katrina. Good article from Nicole LaPorte. The Katrina Divorces.
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