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[KATRINA 10]Mental Health Professionals Balance Recovery and Resourcefulness

Hurricane Katrina wasn’t the biggest thing on the mind of Loretta Jones. That honor went…

troy sawyer New Orleans Musician Makes the Best of a Horrible Situation

[KATRINA 10]After the Storm, Troy Sawyer Finds the Right Notes

The day before Hurricane Katrina changed New Orleans forever, Troy Sawyer of Troy Sawyer and…

“This Is Not Going Well”: NBC Producers Look Back on the Concert for Katrina’s Kanye Moment

Kanye West’s “Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People,” Revisited

On Sept. 2, 2005, four days after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans with devastating impact,…

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[KATRINA 10]What’s Holding Black New Orleans Back? Money

There are many factors that help determine the state of Black New Orleans, but none…

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[KATRINA 10] How Language Shaped Perception of Katrina and New Orleanians

Yesterday, a panel of New Orleans-based journalists discussed their experiences reporting before, during and after…

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[KATRINA 10]Looking Back, Looking Forward

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the U.S. Army Corp of…

Where Black Lives Matter Began

The Black Lives Matter Movement Started with Hurricane Katrina

When we look at the first 15 years of the 21st century, the most defining…

Racial Justice Groups Launch Website Detailing the Neglect of Black New Orleans

‘Katrina Truth’ Site Details Neglect of Black New Orleans

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, with New Orleans facing the…

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Jabbar Gibson, and How He Saved Dozens During Katrina

In this corner of the old Fischer Projects, they will never forget the swollen drainage…

Selma’s Ava DuVernay to Make a Katrina-Set Murder-Mystery Movie

Ava DuVernay to Produce Film Centered Around Hurricane Katrina

Ava DuVernay is set to write, produce, and direct a film centered around Hurricane Katrina…