Once he got to Congress, first-time Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) showed he was not afraid to attack Republicans directly. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ray McNair rests under I-95 in Overtown, a historic black neighborhood in Miami that was nearly wiped out during the construction of the interstate. Tom Ervin For NPR hide caption

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New Orleans' premier musical event, the Jazz and Heritage Festival, has been steadily rebuilding attendance since then, drawing on nationally known local talent such as Aaron Neville (above). Courtesy of Aaron Neville hide caption

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