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Hurricane Katrina

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Hurricane Season Begins June 1 -- Will the Levees be Ready?

San Francisco Bayview, Commentary, CC Campbell-Rock, May 09, 2006

Government officials, residents and advocates wonder if the levees that failed New Orleans after Hurricaine Katrina will hold this storm season.

Ray Nagin

New Orleans: The Struggle Continues

The Black Commentator, News Analysis, Glen Ford and Peter Gamble, publishers, Apr 28, 2006

Racial politics complicates the New Orleans mayor election run-off as its Black population, still a majority, strives for a voice in the rebuilding process.

Nagin to Face Landrieu in Run-Off for New Orleans Mayor

Black America Web.com, News Report, Michael H. Cottman, Apr 25, 2006

Thousands of African American voters cast ballots in anhistoric post-Katrina election, which resulted in a May 20 runoff.

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A Beautiful Memory: The Art of African American Embalming

Oakland Tribune, News Report + Video/, Words: Kamika Dunlap, Photos: Jane Tyska, Mar 23, 2006

This story was produced as a result of a reporting fellowship sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Knight Foundation, along with New America Media. Main Story: New Orleans' Black Funeral Business Faces a Grim Future.

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New Orleans' Black Funeral Business Faces a Grim Future

Oakland Tribune, News Report + Video, Words: Kamika Dunlap, Photos: Jane Tyska, Mar 23, 2006

This story was produced as a result of a reporting fellowship sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Knight Foundation, along with New America Media. Sidebar: The Art of African American Embalming

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Custom of Black Funerals Part of New Orleans Fabric

Afro.com, News Report, Words: Kenneth Mallory, Photos: Jane Tyska, Mar 17, 2006

The following story is the second part of a story examining the issues facing the Black funeral industry in New Orleans. The story was produced as a result of a reporting fellowship sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Knight Foundation, along with New America Media.

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Funeral Directors Face Life After Katrina

Afro.com, News Report, Words: Kenneth Mallory, Photos: Jane Tyska, Mar 17, 2006

The following story, the first of two parts, examines the issues facing the Black funeral industry in New Orleans. The story was produced as a result of a reporting fellowship sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Knight Foundation, along with New America Media.

All Stripes and Shades March For Katrina Victims

The Washington Informer, News Report, Taaq Kirksey, Mar 16, 2006

Katrina survivors staged a rally on the grounds of the U.S. Capital this week to protest the treatment of Hurricane Katrina survivors and secure relief to enable all Katrina Survivors to return and rebuild their communities.

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Louisiana's Coastal Tribes Appeal For Help

San Francisco Bayview, News Report, Staff Report, Mar 13, 2006

Despite the buzz of recovery activity in New Orleans and on other parts of the Gulf Coast, tribal leaders say they have been forgotten and their people continue to suffer:

Student Workers

Many Black Students Put Off Spring Break Partying to Help Rebuild Gulf

Black America Web.com, News Report, Monica Lewis, Mar 09, 2006

Young African American students are forgoing spring break to help with the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast.

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