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Hurricane Katrina

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U.S. Rejected Millions in Foreign Aid for Katrina

Black America Web.com, News Report, Monica Lewis, May 01, 2007

Federal agencies used a small fraction of more than $800 million in Hurricane Katrina assistance offered by foreign governments.

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New Orleans Hurricane Victim Poised for Comeback

Washington Afro American, News Feature, Dorothy Rowley, Apr 28, 2007

Neither Hurricane Betsy nor Katrina has managed to dampen the spirit of one survivor, but the August, 2005 storm did take a toll own her family and has postponed her plans to reopen her catering business in New Orleans.

From Imus to Hip Hop -- the debate goes on

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia and Street Soldiers Radio, Audio, Malcolm Marshall and Street Soldiers Radio, Apr 21, 2007

As the Imus incident sends ripples throughout the Hip Hop world, the fired shock jock is deconstructed on the now infamous Sunday, April 15, Street Soldiers radio program.


Vietnamese Tet Festival in New Orleans East

New America Media, Photo Gallery, Joe Rodriguez, Text by Sara Catania, Mar 11, 2007

Vietnamese celebrate Tet, the New Year, and rebuild their lives post-Katrina.


Sorting Out the Legacy of Farrakhan

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Feb 01, 2007

Louis Farrakhans days as the titular, and very controversial leader of the Nation of Islam are more or less over. But he has created a legend that will last long after him.


UpFront: Black and Brown in New Orleans

New America Media, Audio, Jan 31, 2007

President Bush did not mention Katrina in his State of the Union speech. An African American environmental activist and a Latino radio station manager react and give their own update on the State of New Orleans.

Katrina Relief Funds: What happened to the money?

Final Call, News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Jan 27, 2007

FEMA has paid the state of Louisiana roughly $5.1 billion to reimburse local officials for infrastructure projects following Katrina, but only about $2 billion of that money has reached communities nearly 18 months after the storm that had 80 percent of the city of New Orleans under water.

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Katrina Response Makes Bobby Jindal Frontrunner for Governor

India West, News Report, Richard Springer, Jan 25, 2007

Though his first bid to become governor of Louisiana failed, Republican Bobby Jindal is now the frontrunner to oust current Democratic Goveror Kathleen Blanco (and become the first Indian-American governor in the country) thanks to the state's slow recovery after Katrina.

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Katrina Glaringly Missing in Bush's State of the Union

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Jan 25, 2007

Bush's failure to mention the status of Katrina reconstruction this past week points to a problem many GOP conservatives have. They simply don't feel comfortable talking about poverty and the government's responsibility to aid the poor.

Katrina Victims Not On Bush's Agenda

Black America Web.com, News Report, Sherrel Wheeler Stewart, Jan 24, 2007

Conspicuously absent from the presidents state of the union address were the communities still suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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