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ENG 101: English Composition I - Gray

Photograph of people boating on hurricane Katrina floodwaters in New Orleans

Rowing through the floodwaters of Katrina


Academic Articles

For an introduction to the Hurricane Katrina disaster, you can read this encyclopedia article:

Smith, Robert C. "Hurricane Katrina." Encyclopedia of African-American Politics, Robert C. Smith, Facts On File, 2nd edition, 2014. Credo Reference,

Here are some specific academic articles that are relevant to Hurricane Katrina:


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Popular Media

Check the Library's newspaper databases and other sources for popular information on Hurricane Katrina:

Here are some specific news articles about Hurricane Katrina and racial disparities:

New Orleans and Black Culture

Ebooks about black culture in New Orleans:

Scholarly articles about black culture in New Orleans: