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The panthers: Meet the players

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The panthers: Meet the players

This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.  

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The Children of Central City

The story behind 'The Children of Central City' | The Times-Picayune
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

In December, we hosted the A.L. Davis Park Panthers youth football team’s season-ending banquet at Apex Youth Center in Central City. We pulled aside a dozen players during the party and asked them the same set of questions – from what they liked and disliked about their neighborhoods to what they wanted to be when they grew up and what they would do if they were mayor of New Orleans for a day.

Here’s what they said:

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