Tag Archives: Katrina

Forever Linked to Katrina, Ray Nagin Reflects on His Term

New Orleans mayor concedes mistakes, but 'did the best he could'

The legacy of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be forever intertwined with the…

By Joyce Jones

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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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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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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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