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Why Are We Commemorating Hurricane Katrina?

by Gary Kinte Perry

August 29, 2005, has become one of those unforgettable dates in the annals of United States history.  It was on this date that Hurricane Katrina made landfall just Southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana.  The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is one of the most costly natural disasters in recent U.S. history.   Continue reading Why Are We Commemorating Hurricane Katrina?