Hurricane Katrina Anniversary – A year later, hearts still heavy in New Orleans*

Black America Web- In honor of the victims of Katrina

Hurry Up and Wait

By Jennifer Moses

NEW ORLEANS — It is a source of unending perplexity in Louisiana that so far America has spent some $320 billion in Iraq for nation-building, whereas in New Orleans, homeowners have so far seen precisely zero.

‘Home. This Was Home.’

By Eugene Robinson

NEW ORLEANS If you haven’t been here, you can’t really understand what happened to this city one year ago. Both words and pictures are inadequate; no elegy is poignant enough, no lens able to capture the full breadth and depth. Spike Lee’s film “When the Levees Broke” probably comes closest, but…


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