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“This Administration's support of the Congressional action to eliminate over $300 million in Hurricane Katrina loans taken out by four HBCUs was the right thing to do and was a big deal,” said Johnny C. Taylor Jr., Chairman of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Benjamin Franklin High School sophomores Emily Shockey, left, and Adrienne Borchardt, hold up spirit signs on Jan. 17, 2006, the first day of class after Hurricane Katrina. The school is looking for Class of 2006 seniors who moved away before graduation. (Photo by Chris Granger, The Times-Picayune ...
In Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters ravaged New Orleans in 2005, the EPA and Louisiana officials examined about 1,800 soil samples over 10 months, EPA records showed. “Now the response is completely different,” said Scott Frickel, an environmental sociologist formerly at Tulane ...
Since American Crime Story: Versace concluded last evening, we collectively and hungrily look ahead to the next installment in Ryan Murphy's collection of visually stunning reinterpretations of recent American history: Katrina. The third season of American Crime Story, Katrina, has been in the works for a ...
Near here, a section of concrete levee gave way one August morning in 2005, sending the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina crashing into the neighborhood. Yet the monument is not only a reminder of suffering, but also, the text insists, "a symbol of the residents' resilience and determination to return home.".
Taken together, Irma and Maria's aftermath surpassed Hurricane Katrina's costs and impact, and they will likely exceed its death toll. The similarities among Katrina, Irma, and Maria don't stop at the storms' aftermaths; like Louisiana and Mississippi, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands had struggling ...



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