New Orleans: Been in the Storm Too Long

“We see two sides of the city—the tourist areas that have been redeveloped with federal funds, and the devastated neighborhoods where everyday people have taken it upon themselves to get their homes rebuilt, their schools reopened, and their lives back.” – Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley ReportsCapturing the spirit of New Orleans’s brave and resilient residents five years after their levees failed, this edition of Tavis Smiley Reports chronicles a proud people that are struggling to recover and rebuild their city in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

 

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