Baptise Giabiconi

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Barack Obama visited New Orleans yesterday five years to the day after Hurricane Katrina struck and paid tribute to the ravaged city as ‘a symbol of resilience’. The US President indirectly criticised George Bush after calling Katrina not just a natural disaster but ‘a manmade catastrophe. A shameful breakdown in government that left countless men, […]

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Hurricane Katrina not only destroyed a city but eliminated a community. As the five year anniversary approaches, we’ve compiled some pics that told the story of the ravaged city. These are some of the most heart breaking photos that have ever been published, the storm that shook America is revisited. It’s hard to believe that it has been five years […]

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I was raised in New Orleans when I first came to the United States. I started living in Chalmette, Lousiana, close to the ninth ward. This area had bad damage after Hurricane Katrina. I left Chalmette when I was 7 and never went back. Things still look extremely bad, it looks as if nothing has […]

A lot has happened since August 29, 2005, or perhaps maybe a lack thereof? Let’s not forget what happened during Hurricane Katrina. We often detach ourselves from the tragedies of the past, but Spike Lee has made it possible for us to revisit the tragedies of Hurricane Katrina. You may ask yourself, why would we […]

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Yesterday, Reggie Bush and the world champion New Orleans Saints visited the White House, which is customary for any team when they win the championship. President Obama was very happy to have them there and remarked on how there were doubts that the team would come back after Hurricane Katrina and if the would be […]

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On August 28, 1955, Emmitt Till was killed in Mississippi, and the shocking photos published in JET Magazine of his open casket funeral catalyzed the Civil Rights Movement. On August 28, 1963, at the March for Jobs and Freedom in Washington, DC, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I have a Dream” speech. On […]

The Gulf Oil Spill is one of the most tragic events to happen to our environment in the last 20 years, 200 gallons of oil are spilling into our seas, this is not an American problem, this is a worldwide problem we all suffer if we don’t do something about it. This oil spill will […]

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The Gulf Oil Spill is one of the most tragic events to happen to our environment in the last 20 years, 200 gallons of oil are spilling into our seas, this is not an American problem, this is a worldwide problem we all suffer if we don’t do something about it. This oil spill will […]

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It’s been 4 ½ years since the levees collapsed leaving a great city in ruins, but to look at the people of New Orleans today you would never think their city was once under water. A big reason for that is the New Orleans Saints road to the super bowl, the Saints will be playing […]

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It’s been 4 ½ years since the levees collapsed leaving a great city in ruins, but to look at the people of New Orleans today you would never think their city was once under water. A big reason for that is the New Orleans Saints road to the super bowl, the Saints will be playing […]