I Started My High School Diary the Week Katrina Hit New Orleans

I was 16 years old, a senior in high school, when Katrina devastated New Orleans. Like most teens my age, my biggest concern was what I was wearing to the weekend football game, or who was going to be my prom date. Who knew that when I left my home Saturday afternoon for what I considered a pretty standard hurricane… »8/29/15 1:30pm8/29/15 1:30pm


10 Years After Katrina: An Illustrated Unhappy Ending

Ashana Bigard was born in New Orleans, went to school in New Orleans, and had her children in New Orleans. Just before Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, she worked at an organization called Agenda for Children, where she was a parent coordinator and all-around community activist. She wasn’t making a lot of money, but she… »8/27/15 10:45am8/27/15 10:45am