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Houston Neighbors Said No to Walmart...

J. Gabriel Ware Yes!
and Invested in Black-Owned Businesses After the Hurricane. Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

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From Hurricanes to Protest Movements, Food Is a Way In

Kim Severson New York Times
Food offers a powerful, surprising and sometimes uplifting path through difficult news events. For example, the story of emergency food relief in Puerto Rico shed light on the desperation across the island and underscored the lack of government aid, especially immediately after the storm. In Houston, after the hurricanes, cooks tried to instil a sense of normalcy by making makeshift kitchens. Post Katrina, its restaurants reflected NOLA's devastation and resiliance.

Lin-Manuel Miranda| Almost Like Praying

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying,” featuring a variety of artists, was written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico with proceeds benefiting The Hispanic Federation's Unidos Disaster Relief Fund. Download and stream here.

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