Black History Culture : Return to the Big Easy: New Orleans’ grassroots revival

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    Return to the Big Easy: New Orleans’ grassroots revival


    The story of New Orleans has always been one of resilience and survival. Hurricane Katrina left the city 80 percent underwater in 2005, and in the year that followed, the city lost 90,000 jobs and about half of its population. Now, more than 10 years later, the city continues to move forward, tackling issues of education, employment and poverty ...


    https://www.yahoo.com/katiecouric/return-to-the-big-easy-new-orleans-grassroots-144227631.html

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    Ferdinand has built a community garden, a fresh market and mobile market offering fresh produce to local residents living in the Lower Ninth’s notorious food desert, and transforming local blight into an opportunity to reinvigorate the neighborhood from the ground up.


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