Hurricane Katrina

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Mold, leaks, rot: how Brad Pitt’s post-Katrina housing project went horribly wrong
The non-profit project was launched to feverish buzz with support of celebrities from Snoop Dogg to Ellen DeGeneres to Bill Clinton

Wilfred Chan

03, Feb, 2022 @2:57 PM

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‘Everything is a fight’: the island still reeling months after Ida battered Louisiana
Grand Isle took the first punch from the category 4 hurricane that became one of America’s most powerful storms and the worst in the island’s history

Oliver Laughland in Grand Isle, Louisiana

03, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Hurricane Ida: New Orleans loses power as category 4 storm hits
Storm hits land on 16th anniversary of Katrina, with Louisiana governor confident levees will hold

Oliver Laughland in New Orleans

30, Aug, 2021 @1:03 AM

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The Katrina survivors who fled devastation only to freeze in Texas
In the wake of the 2005 hurricane, many New Orleanians settled in Houston – and nearly two decades later they feel let down by infrastructure failures

Jonah Goldman Kay in New Orleans

05, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sarah M Broom: 'There's no easy way to write about your family'
The award-winning author on her New Orleans memoir, the ties of neighbourhood, and how Hurricane Katrina changed her life

Sean O’Hagan

08, Aug, 2020 @5:00 PM

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George W Bush paved the way for Trump – to rehabilitate him is appalling | Arwa Mahdawi
We don’t have to rewrite the former president’s record just because the incumbent is unleashing his own campaign of shock and awfulness, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

06, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: True Spies; Floodlines; Iain Lee; Slow Radio – review
A real-life Mossad operation to rescue Ethiopian Jews is gripping

Miranda Sawyer

02, May, 2020 @4:00 PM

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White man who shot three black men during Hurricane Katrina pleads guilty
Roland Bourgeois Jr, who pleaded guilty to a hate crime, will face five to 10 years in prison for the shooting

Jamiles Lartey in New Orleans

18, Oct, 2018 @6:51 PM

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The Play About My Dad review – a father in the eye of the storm
Boo Killebrew cleverly evokes the havoc of Hurricane Katrina through her doctor father’s memories of the disaster and the imperilled characters they recall

Michael Billington

01, Jul, 2018 @10:51 AM

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The forced separation of families is Trump's 'Katrina moment' | Jill Abramson
Donald Trump is making George W Bush’s same fatal mistake by showing heartlessness in a time of crisis

Jill Abramson

19, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Jesmyn Ward: ‘Black girls are silenced, misunderstood and underestimated'
The author of Sing, Unburied, Sing, had a tough childhood in Mississippi, survived Hurricane Katrina, and became the first woman to win two US national book awards for fiction

Lisa Allardice

11, May, 2018 @10:58 AM

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From Windrush to Grenfell, the powerful only see tragedy when it suits them | Gary Younge
The pattern is clear. The privileged looks the other way until outrage about a specific injustice injects a sense of urgency, says Guardian columnist Gary Younge

Gary Younge

11, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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