Architect Daniel Samuels, who served as FOLC's president from 2006 to 2008, said the concept dates to the 1970s and re-emerged after Katrina as a strategy to stimulate investment in storm-damaged neighborhoods.
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I was taken aback when a CNN commentator conjectured that New Orleans residents are now looking for their "Pound of flesh." Our diaspora is not Shakespeare's Shylock character.
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