Hurricane Katrina

Author Ronnie Greene joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his book, Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of…

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

Get in the Know with Kim’s Monday News & Headlines Thanks for coming out and participating over the weekend in our Soul Food Festival. It was great seeing so many of you at Lafayette Square having a great time. In our top story… It’s Mayhem in Midtown. Two people have been injured in a shooting Monday […]

On the heels of Hurricane Katrina’s 10th anniversary, Soledad O’Brien held her 5th Annual Starfish Foundation Gala, the award-winning journalist’s initiative to mentor promising young women from the New…

Blacks in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans have made some educational progress, but the median income has not risen as much as that of White households, reports NOLA.…

The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum paved the way for a full day of revisionist history during which the 43rd…

President Bush’s FEMA director criticizes President Obama’s quick response to this Natural disaster of Storm Sandy!  He thinks the President is capitalizing on this tragedy to “play President!”  Is he serious????….. I’m sorry if you are something you can not play it…. He is not playing President… He is the President of the United States!  […]

Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice said that she “should have known better” than to leave Washington D.C. during Hurricane Katrina in her new memoir, “No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington.” Rice admitted that she was on vacation and shopping for shoes when the news of Hurricane Katrina came. See also: What […]

Writer Lawrence E. Adjah reflects on Hurricane Irene from abroad in India, and shares how it brings back old memories of the 2005 disaster, Hurricane Katrina. He writes: I remember Hurricane Katrina. Fortunately, I remembered it from a distance sitting in a New York City office with my eyes glued to the lobby TV. I […]

Six years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans and its surrounding communities, former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin says he regrets not calling a mandatory evacuation sooner in a candid sit-down interview with BET.com. According to Nagin, his outspokenness made him an easy target and a scapegoat in many situations. “I was […]

NEW ORLEANS — A federal jury on Friday convicted five current or former police officers in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina. Former officer Robert Faulcon, Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen, Officer Anthony Villavaso and retired Sgt. Arthur Kaufman were convicted of charges stemming from the cover-up of the […]

NEW ORLEANS — Data reported by the Census Bureau on Thursday shows that the city of New Orleans is 29 percent smaller than it was a decade ago.