She is an Aspen Institute Fellow in its Henry Crown leadership program and co-chair of the Green Collaborative of New Orleans.
The book tells the story of how Hurricane Katrina affected the lives of seven survivors in New Orleans.
Like, she was renouncing God and then suddenly it was black inside this church in the Ninth Ward in New Orleans.
founded 1718 as Nouvelle Orléans, in honor of French regent Philippe, duc d’Orléans (1674-1723); anglicized after purchase by the U.S. in 1803.
Port city in southeastern Louisiana.
Note: Dominated by Creole culture, which stemmed from the French settlers of the southern United States.
Note: Jazz originated in the late nineteenth century among black musicians of New Orleans.
Note: Mardi Gras is celebrated there each year.
Note: In the Battle of New Orleans (1815), Andrew Jackson, not having yet received word that the Treaty of Ghent had ended the War of 1812, repulsed the British assault on the city.