Behold the noble Crawfish. Or, as it is variously known: Mudbug, Freshwater Lobster, Official State Crustacean. Crawfish are eaten with such fervor in New Orleans, th...
Ten Things That Haven’t Changed Since Katrina
So much has changed in ten years. Or has it? An essay by our friend Maurice Carlos Ruffin.
The Debris Ep. 9: Mental Health
This week on The Debris, we take a look at how disasters impact mental health in communities.
Of all the changes New Orleans has seen in the ten years since Katrina, the restructuring of the city's public school system is perhaps the most drastic.
Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition Contest
Submit your slogan ideas for our restore the coast contest. The 3 best ideas will be chosen in 2 weeks.
The Debris Ep. 7: "Nueva Orleans"
According to a study by the Data Center, the Hispanic population of the New Orleans metro area has nearly doubled since the year 2000.
Nearly a quarter of a million people evacuated to Houston from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and in 2006 there were still about 150,000 Katrina evacuees in the Bayou City.
The Debris Ep. 5: "On The Road" Feat. David Byrne
You don't realize how much you appreciate traffic lights until you have to drive around a city without any.
The Debris Ep. 4: "Generations"
Episode four of our ongoing podcast series with WWNO.org. This episode focuses on the storm's impact across the generations of New Orleanians that weathered the years together - young and old.
The Debris Ep. 3: "Ingredients"
Katrina: The Debris, Ep. 3 "Ingredients" explores bringing back New Orleans dining and service industry after the flood.
Here we share things we find interesting about New Orleans and the Gulf South, organizations and people that deserve more attention and answer some questions about the area.