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  • Crisis In The Village

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:52 a.m.

    As the summer is nearing an end, and as the City prepares for the nine year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the breaking of the levees something that forever changed the City.
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  • Get On Up

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:06 a.m.

    On August 1, 2014 the film “Get on Up” was released. It is the story of James Brown, a man who changed the face of music and the world.
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  • Satchmo Summerfest 2014

    Jul 23, 2014, 1:01 p.m.

    In a City chockfull of festivals with new ones propping up every day, there is one that has come to embody the true spirit of the City of a great New Orleanian.Louis Armstrong
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  • The Rise and Fall of Ray Nagin

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:22 p.m.

    A Chapter in the New Orleans Post Katrina saga has ended with former Mayor C . Ray Nagin being found guilty of accepting payoffs for city contracts, becoming the first mayor
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  • Ray Nagin Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:17 a.m.

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms
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  • The Essence of New Orleans

    Jun 30, 2014, 5:31 p.m.

    Again it is that time of the year where over a half a million people come to the city of New Orleans for the Essence Music Festival. On what is two decades this year of celebrating
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  • New NAACP President Says Protest in His DNA

    May 28, 2014, 1:07 p.m.

    When Rev. Frederick D. Haynes III of Dallas, Texas learned that the NAACP Board of Directors had chosen Cornell William Brooks over him, Attorney Barbara R. Arnwine
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  • Justice and Beyond

    May 18, 2014, 11:05 a.m.

    In a City that is rebuilding the struggle for justice continues. There are many issues that continue to plague the City. There are organizations and individuals dedicated
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