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Tag Archives: New Orleans
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
By Kate Selker A few months before he was shot in the head, Marshall Coulter passed me in the hallway. “Ms. Selker! Remember how otters hold hands when they sleep?” Of course I did. I was the one who had … Continue reading
By Naomi Martin and Helen Freund A 14-year-old boy remained in critical condition Friday after being shot in the head by a homeowner who said he thought the teen was trying to break into his house. But police said the … Continue reading
This is a really fascinating development in our community that the census have uncovered. News from The Associated Press.
Well, this confirms it for me. Law Enforcement has no clue about ethnicity and possibly even diversity in America. Is it that they do not have enough people of color in their ranks from the “hood” to understand street language? What’s … Continue reading
Excellent article by Brentin Mock and the Root. Black Political Power in New Orleans Is Waning Five Years After Katrina.
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.
This is a fascinating and interesting study on New Orléans from the people’s standpoint five years after the tragedy of Katrina. Katrina pain index 2010 New Orléans — five years later | Race-Talk.