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This Graphic Shows How Hurricane Katrina Changed New Orleans

On Aug. 29, 2015, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, after gaining strength in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Within days the city’s levees collapsed, tens of thousands were left stranded in their homes, and thousands more sought shelter at the city’s Superdome, where conditions rapidly deteriorated. 69 more words

On 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Former New Orleans Resident Questions African-American Leaders Siding With Climate Deniers

New Orleans has many nicknames: The Crescent City, The Birthplace of Jazz, and The Big Easy. It’s also my hometown but Hurricane Katrina cast me out.  798 more words

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10 years after Katrina, the New Orleans economy is finally coming back

After New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, many weren’t sure how the city would thrive again. Four-fifths of the city was underwater, thousands were huddling for shelter at the city’s Superdome, and countless more were miles away with no home to return to. 266 more words

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President Obama Marks Decade After Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans

Time: 8:02 p.m. CEST

President Barack Obama will speak Thursday afternoon at the Andrew P. Sanchez community center in New Orleans to mark a decade after devastating Hurricane Katrina flooded the city. 337 more words

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August Alsina Announces Second Single From His Sophmore Album “Why I Do It” Ft. Lil Wayne

Young R&B trailblazer August Alsina has spent much of 2015 growing his already-massive fan base by hitting stages around the world to perform music from his 2014 debut album… 211 more words

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