Tag: Hurricane Katrina

Obama's No Discrimination Advisory to Louisiana Receives Backlash

Conservative media outlets, a Louisiana candidate for Senate and others have slammed President Barack Obama after his administration instructed the state not to discriminate when assisting Louisianans impacted by the recent flooding. Last week the Obama administration released a 16-page guidance warning Louisiana “to ensure that individuals and communities affected…

CVS Health to Build in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward

By Sheryl Estrada CVS Health,one of DiversityInc’s25 Noteworthy Companies,is the first major national retailer to commit to a project in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood of New Orleans since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina devastated the area in 2005. In May, CVS Health announced plans to rebuild the two CVS…