Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: hurricane katrina

Louisiana Man Dies Less Than a Week...

A white man who admitted to shooting three Black men in a racially-motivated attack following Hurricane Katrina died just days after being sentenced to...

White Man Sentenced to 10 Years in...

A federal judge on Thursday handed down a 10-year-prison sentence to a white man who pleaded guilty to shooting three young African-American men in...

13 Years Later, Guilty Plea In Post-Katrina...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A white man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans...

Moment Between Bush, Michelle Obama Sparks Heated...

Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush had America gushing after the two shared a lighthearted moment at the memorial service for Arizona...

Hurricane Katrina Survivor Builds a Successful Life...

A young girl caught in the destructive pathway of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 recounted her story of hardships and success. Keisha Hale was only 12...

Master P to Kevin Hart: Let People...

While Kevin Hart is winning praise for his #HurricaneHarveyChallenge encouraging celebs to donate $25,000 to relief efforts, Master P doesn't think it's necessary. "I'm blessed...

New Orleans Invested More Care Removing Confederate...

Two generations of Landrieus have been mayor of the city of New Orleans, many times described as “progressive” whites, adored by many Black people...

A Colorblind Society? Survey Shows the 10...

What are the 10 most significant historic events of your lifetime? The answer depends on who you are, your racial background and your age. Pew...

11 Years After Katrina, ‘Forgotten’ Residents of...

The devastating toll of Hurricane Katrina is still apparent throughout New Orleans' 9th ward. Flood-ravaged homes with shattered windows line the streets, while the...

Ex-Cops Plead Guilty to Shooting, Killing Unarmed...

Former officers of the New Orleans police force pleaded guilty Wednesday to the shootings of five unarmed citizens following Hurricane Katrina. The officers accepted...

Local Grocer Opens the Only Store in...

Although this year will mark 11 years since Hurricane Katrina and its devastation, local grocer Burnell Colton still says "There's no place like New...

Music World Mourns the Loss of New...

Allen Toussaint, a mainstay of the New Orleans R&B scene who also worked with Paul McCartney, Paul Simon and Eric Clapton, has died at...

Studies Find that Hurricane Katrina Survivors Suffer...

Hurricane Katrina destroyed property, claimed lives and forced over half a million residents to flee. An estimated 100,000 Black people have not returned home...

Katrina At 10: The Economy Is Booming,...

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina landed on the Gulf Coast and exacted a human, social, cultural and economic toll on the region, the rebuilding...

Gentrification of New Orleans Has Benefited White...

This week marks the official 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the storm that devastated New Orleans. Federal officials including Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton...