Launch Pad, itself a new company, offers low-rent office space for high-tech startups in New Orleans. Audie Cornish/NPR hide caption

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Entrepreneurs Fuel Post-Katrina Business Boom

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Civil Rights Leaders Skeptical Of Glenn Beck's Rally

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Rallies And Counter-Rallies Compete For King's Legacy

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Black Men's Jail Time Hits Entire Communities

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Antoine Dodson: Riding YouTube Out Of The 'Hood'

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"I felt a compelling need to promote social change," says Republican Rep. Joseph Cao. "I thought the best possible way for me to do that was to become politically involved." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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After Katrina, New Orleans Has A New Political Face

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Store owner David Torres (center) talks with police officers Alejandra Vargas (left) and Manny Cantor-Alonso while they patrol and hand out information on hate crimes in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, N.Y. Police have beefed up their presence in the neighborhood, with a mobile command center, a watchtower and officers on horseback. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Staten Island Grapples With Attacks Against Mexicans

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According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, more and more Americans say President Obama is a Muslim. Jewel Samad/AFP hide caption

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'Shop Talk': Why Do Americans Think Obama Is Muslim?

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Documentary Marks Five Years Since Deadly Hurricane

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Are 'The New York Times' Book Reviews Fair?

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Planned Tennessee Mosque Also Gets Mixed Reaction

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For John Ridley, The N-Word Is A Line In The Sand

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American Lives: The 'Strange' Tale Of Clarence King

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How Black People May Or May Not Use Twitter

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