John Raphael, Jr

Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church

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Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in New Orleans

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Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

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Immediately after Katrina, violent crime all but disappeared from New Orleans as the city lost about half of its pre-hurricane population.

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