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Vol. 55, In New Orleans: Lower 9th Ward, Post-Katrina

Posted on 11 May 2006

A Ghetto Where Figs Grew The Ninth Ward is a notorious neighborhood in New Orleans. A Slate.com article about post-Katrina Ninth Ward characterizes it as “a historic black neighborhood, home to Fats Domino, abandoned by government, and the ‘murder capital of the murder capital.’” The author, Frank Ethridge, called the Ninth Ward an “impoverished neighborhood… »