Tag Archives: Hurricane Katrina

Southern University Wins Morehouse Biz Plan Competition

Proposal addressing need for low-income housing in New Orleans takes top prize of $10,000

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) won the Morehouse College 2010 Business Plan Competition on…

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Do Historic Events Add Up To a Resurgence for NOLA?

Mardis Gras celebrates new mayor, Super Bowl Champion Saints and renewed hope for New Orleans

Yesterday, I attended my first ever Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans. It was an…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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In Once-squalid Superdome, Sweet Smell Of Success

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — If desperation has a smell, it permeated the Louisiana Superdome after…

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Hurricane Gustav Downgraded to Tropical Depression

Hurricane downgraded to a tropical depression

Images of the calamity of Hurricane Katrina replayed in the minds of the public as…

By Renita Burns

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

By Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the be…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Want to Help Save the Planet?

Make your community green

There have always been pockets of people pushing our government and anyone who would listen…

By Wendy Harris

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After the Storm

New Orleans-based bank emerging strong post--Hurricane Katrina

Three years ago, Liberty Bank and Trust Co. (No. 8 on the BE BANKS list…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Will New Orleans’ Black Businesses Bounce Back?

A year after Hurricane Katrina, black entrepreneurs are still struggling

The quick answer to the question of whether black businesses in New Orleans are…

By Iman A. Jefferson

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Spike Lee speaks on African Americans in the Media

Spike Lee has become one of Hollywood’s most provocative film directors. His latest work, a…

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Blown Away By Katrina

Among the devastation were more than 60,000 black-owned businesses, including 19 B.E. 100s firms. Can these companies and the jobs they provided be restored?

In mid-September the Big Easy began to show the faintest signs of life. Floodwaters…

By Alan Hughes

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