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The Sound of Freedom

The historical and ongoing struggle for civil rights have been expressed through music in New Orleans. So it seems only right that music is the driving force behind several local Juneteenth commemorations.

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We are not helpless in the face of climate change.

If we bring the right people to the table and think outside the box, we can reduce insurance rates, bring down heat levels within our city, put our youth to work, have strong roofs, dry streets, cooler neighborhoods and be a national leader in climate adaptation.


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