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The Syllabus: What you need to know for the July 7 ‘MHP’

The sting of injustices new and old will resonate throughout the discussions planned for Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry, our second live show from the Essence Festival in New Orleans. Author Iyanla Vanzant, New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu, and former USDA official Shirley Sherrod will be among our g Full story

Goldman Sachs' Initiative with New Orleans

  Goldman Sachs "10,000 Small Businesses" initiative has joined with New Orleans. Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D-New Orleans), discuss the work they're doing together, the Fed's impact on the market and the cu...

Survivors of Katrina help victims of Sandy

  “It’s time for us to help everybody back,” said New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu. After Katrina, firefighters from New York and New Jersey lent a helping hand, so residents of New Orleans are sending both necessities and messages of hope to those impacted by Sandy. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

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  Landrieu: Isaac a ‘very strange storm’

NBC’s Brian Williams speaks with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser.

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks about Tropical Storm Isaac as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks on during a news conference in New Orleans,
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks about Tropical Storm Isaac as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks on during a news conference in New Orleans,

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks about Tropical Storm Isaac as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu looks on during a news conference at City Hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman