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Interview, Jesmyn Ward

I was very excited to speak with Jesmyn Ward, who is author of the novel Salvage the Bones and the memoir Men We Reaped. We spoke about literature, race, the struggle for racial equality, and writing style in an author profile published b the… 9 more words

What was missing in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami?

There was an article in US News and World Report regarding the orderly behavior of the Japanese citizens and the absence of looting after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear nightmare. 56 more words


Resilience in Bay St. Louis, MS

When I made plans to stop in Bay St. Louis, MS on my recent trip along the Gulf Coast, all I’d heard about it was that it was a “ 899 more words

Sheryl Crow gets dirty in New Orleans East for Build-A-Thon

NEW ORLEANS EAST (WGNO) – Singer Sheryl Crow was in New Orleans Thursday morning for a Build-A-Thon and to discuss her Blue Jeans Go Green campaign… 147 more words


The Indomitable Spirit Of New Orleans And The Revival Of The City Pt.3

I went to New Orleans on the last weekend of April and first weekend of May. And I’ve been documenting my experience about the city in a series. 875 more words

Azar supplies foundation blocks for Mississippi home

One man’s decision to rebuild his family’s oceanfront home after hurricane Katrina has elevated a local builder’s foundation blocks to new heights.

In 2005, the massive hurricane devastated Mitchell Turnbough’s childhood home in Long Beach, Miss. 480 more words


À bientôt

On Thursday, May 14, 2015, I said my final goodbye to my dad or at least my final goodbye in this life. Being a faithful Catholic, however, I truly believe that I will see him again in eternal life, so perhaps Thursday’s goodbye was merely… 1,551 more words