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Building Healthy Communities in New Orleans

“Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn’t have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part II

I hope y’all enjoyed my first post on some of the history of New Orleans! I would like to dive into post-Reconstruction era New Orleans, when Jim Crow was instituted in Louisiana, and the civil rights movement. Post Reconstruction During … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part I

The history of New Orleans leading up to the institution of Jim Crow policies in Louisiana. Continue reading

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