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9th Ward

The 'Forgotten People' Of New Orleans' Upper 9th Ward

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.31.2016 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Eleven years after Hurricane Katrina, abandoned, flood-damaged homes with shattered windows, buckled walls and crumbling rooftops can ...

Ten Years After Katrina: Ninth Ward Rising

NationSwell | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact

New Orleans native Burnell Cotlon has spent the last five years on a mission. He's turning a two-story building that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 (along with most of his Lower 9th Ward neighborhood), into a shopping plaza. Watch.

New Orleans: Ground Zero in the Cultural War

Brian Ross | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The Founding Fathers defined the boundaries of liberty and freedom. New Orleans lives them. The birthplace of jazz. The true birthplace of Rock-and-Ro...

If Brad Pitt Is Really Thinking Oil Spill Movie, Lewis Should Write It

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Since Pitt is set to star in an adaptation of New Orleans author Michael Lewis' Moneyball, it's possible Lewis would be the author of choice for a movie about the oil leak.

Brian Bordainick, New Orleans Teacher, Working To Build 'Field Of Dreams' In Ninth Ward

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

New Orleans high school teacher Brian Bordainick, at only 24 years old, is making a lifetime's worth of difference in the city's Ninth Ward. After a y...

Greening Hollywood: Sen. John Edwards Gets His Green On

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Former Presidential candidate and Democrat from North Carolina, Senator John Edwards joined Santa Monica based Global Green USA Friday as a co-chairma...