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Mine: The Pets That Hurricane Katrina Left Behind

by Jessica Mosby – USA – The most emotionally and politically-charged documentary of the year is about a surprisingly original subject: the domestic pets that were […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Natural Disasters, New Orleans, United States

New Orleans Activist Pam Dashiell Blends Environmentalism with Civil Rights to Rebuild Her Struggling City

by Kimberly N. Chase – USA – Pam Dashiell, Lower 9th Ward activist, passed away of natural causes in 2009. She was 61 years old. – […]

Animals & Environment, Human Rights, Louisiana, United States

Vanishing City: Post-Katrina Redevelopment Excludes “poor and working-class”

by Michelle Chen – USA – Feb. 5th – Today marks Fat Tuesday in New Orleans and the most celebrated day of Mardi Gras festivities. As […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Housing, Natural Disasters, New Orleans, Politics & Democracy, Poverty, United States

The Jena Six: “Southern Trees Bear Strange Fruit”

by Kelly Vásquez – USA – I have always been deeply affected and influenced by music. Depending on my mood, I happily switch between drastically varying […]

Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Laws & Legislation, Louisiana, Politics & Democracy, Racism, United States