October 16, 2015

Serious flaws in the Road Home program have kept many hard-working homeowners from coming back to the Lower 9th Ward. Let’s not repeat them after the next disaster.

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When Darrial Sharp was three years old, his father, a longshoreman, took him down to Ben...

August 29, 2015

In a neighborhood of the Lower Ninth Ward, some residents are determined to carry on its musical heritage

Upstairs in the house at 1907 Jourdan Ave., it’s as if the levee never burst. Kids are rolling through jazz standards on saxophone, trumpet and trombone, sneakers t...

August 27, 2015

It is a wonder that any of it is here at all: The scattered faithful gathering into Beulah Land Baptist Church on a Sunday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward. The men on stoops in Mid-City swapping gossip in the August dusk. The brass band in Tremé, the lawyers in Lakevie...

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