Next Friday, September 21, 2007 (7:30 p.m.) the first of a four-part series, New Orleans Post-Katrina: Race, Class, and History, will feature the Rev. Inman Houston, director of the Habitat for Humanity Musicians’ Village, and musician J.D. Hill at Sears Recital Hall on campus at the
As I was looking into the current state of New Orleans for this post, I was surprised that many of the city’s problems are not being blamed on Hurricane Katrina, but rather on problems that existed long before the storm. With the current population of
With all the negativity around the devastation from the hurricane and the focus falling on the poor response from the federal government, it made me stop and wonder if Hurricane Katrina wasn't the spotlight that New Orleans needed to shine a light on problems that many had chosen to ignore. Perhaps now, the city and its people will see some positive changes.