Katrina

Gary Rivlin’s ‘Katrina: After the Flood’

I talk with New York Times Magazine book editor, Pamela Paul

The Lasting Effects of Hurricane Katrina

An article I wrote for Rolling Stone about the kids of Katrina. Roughly 160,000 kids were displaced by Katrina. The average child moved 7.2 times after the storm. Five years after Katrina, the average Katrina Kid was suffering four time the number of “serious emotional disturbances.”

The Corner Store After Katrina

My first foray into graphic nonfiction. I worked with the artist Jackie Roche on this article about Burnell Cotlon, a son of the Lower Ninth who spent more than 5 years — and nearly 100,000 — trying to bring a store to his community.

Why New Orleans’s Black Residents Are Still Under Water

A spin-off from KATRINA that appeared in The New York Times,  In which I lay out the black narrative of Katrina and the white one.

New Orleans After Katrina: A Tale of Two Cities

Katrina featured in the segment titled.

This American Life

Ira Glass gives me a shout-out in this report on the state of the Lower Ninth Ward.

Still Underwater Ten Years After Katrina

The story of New Orleans through the eyes of a banker I would shadow off and on for the better part of a decade.

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