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Five years after Hurricane Katrina, many New Orleans natives are still struggling to move back into their homes. But Damon Hewitt, of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, says racial inequities have stifled the road back home.
In 'Capital Punishment on Trial,' UT's David Oshinsky takes clear look at death penalty's divisive history8/23/10
NEW ORLEANS — Five years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed more than 200,000 Louisiana homes, the state program established to help families rebuild still hasn’t paid out more than three-quarters of a billion dollars and has come under fire from a federal judge for discriminating against black homeowners.
Civil rights attorney sued Chicago for discriminating against African-American firefighter applicants