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Community Impact
3:56 pm
Mon November 16, 2009

Sweet Home New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – Community IMPACT Series: Sweet Home New Orleans - Nov. 12, 2009

New Orleans already had a taste of what life here would be like without music in our performance halls or ringing through our streets.

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Features
10:23 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Anti-violence street vigil

Pastor John Raphael Jr. of the New Hope Baptist Church has been preparing his New Year's Eve sermon while holding a vigil at South Claiborne Avenue and Felicity Street. 

Pastor Raphael had thought his three-day fast and anti-violence vigil would be a solitary experience. But his signs calling for and end to the city's killings have drawn supporters to his encampment on the neutral ground. He chose the spot for its memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King.

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Community
10:09 am
Mon December 22, 2008

Chris Paul opens hoops courts in NOLA

New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul opened the first of three basketball courts his foundation is refurbishing in the city.

The One Community Initiative
6:01 am
Wed December 17, 2008

One Community Initiative releases report on race relations

A study of race relations in the New Orleans area has uncovered what sponsors say is the first comprehensive look at how the community sees itself, for better and worse. It is part of a local media cooperative called The One Community Initiative.

The complete report is available online at onecommunityintitiative.org

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Church Closings
9:19 am
Wed December 10, 2008

NOLA Church Occupation talk

An organizer of protests in Catholic Churches closed in the Boston Archdiocese will be in New Orleans tomorrow to deliver a message of solidarity with people occupying two churches closed in New Orleans.

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