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Hurricane Katrina

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D.C. Area Displaced New Orleanians Discuss Rebuilding

Washington Informer, News Report, Joseph Young, WI Staff Writer, Dec 31, 2006

The Hurricane Katrina diaspora includes Washington, D.C.-area residents who are longing to make their way back to New Orleans. Through technology, they particpated in a discussion with displaced New Orleanians in other cities about how to reconstruct their birthplacea and their lives.

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FEMA's Broken Promise Haunts Katrina-battered Vietnamese

Gambit Weekly and Nguoi Viet, News Feature, Sara Catania and Giao Pham, Dec 08, 2006

A Vietnamese-American church paid thousands in insurance for a FEMA trailer park for its parishioners and the Archdiocese of New Orleans gave FEMA land for $10, but government has reneged on its promise to give church members first dibs on the trailers.

Fight To Return Rages On In New Orleans

Final Call, News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Dec 08, 2006

The Road Home program is designed to help residents of Louisiana affected by Katrina get back into their homes as quickly as possible.

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A Year After Katrina, Hindu Temple's Doors Remain Closed in Louisiana

India West, News Feature, Ketaki Gokhale, Oct 27, 2006

Over a year has passed since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, but the 40-year-old HinduTemple of Greater New Orleans still lies empty, its future uncertain.

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From Fish Sauce to Salsa -- New Orleans Vietnamese Adapt to Influx of Latinos

New America Media, News Feature, Sara Catania, Oct 16, 2006

After Hurricane Katrina, the Latino population in New Orleans grew as other ethnic populations shrank in size. Remaining members of a close-knit Vietnamese community are learning to navigate cultural and linguistic differences with their new Latino neighbors -- even if it means stocking tortillas next to rice paper in local markets.

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Young Blacks Are The Most Politically Engaged Says Study

NNPA , News Report, Lorinda Bullock, Oct 16, 2006

According to a recent study African-Americans "are generally the most politically engaged racial/ethnic group," with Young Blacks leading the way.


New Orleans Historically Black Colleges Fight to Recover

THE BLACK COLLEGIAN, Black College Wire, News Feature, Shawn Chollette, Oct 12, 2006

One year after Katrina, historically black colleges in New Orleans are gaining but remain far from normal.

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Casinos Aggressively Market to Asian Americans, But Few Services Help Addicts

Sampan, News Feature, Adam Smith, Oct 01, 2006

Asian Americans are a big target for the gambling industry and many have become addicts. But while money is being poured into getting Asian Americans to the casinos, there are few services available for those who want to kick the gambling habit.

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Blind Faith -- The Spirit of New Orleans

New America Media, Commentary, Alexandra Moe, Sep 05, 2006

From her perch on a ladder rehabbing housing in New Orleans, musician Alex Moe glimpsed Pres. Bush touring the city recently. She understood his desire to be a messenger of "hope" but found that the locals had more hope to give than to take from the president.


Katrina Wounds Slow to Heal for South Asian Community

India West , News Report, Ashfaque Swapan, Aug 31, 2006

South Asian victims of Katrina, from Indian-American motel owners to Bangladeshi students, are still feeling the effects of the hurricane with much of the community dispersed.

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