hurricane katrina

A Mississippi man has been arrested and charged with shooting and wounding three men in what prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath. According to published reports, Roland Bourgeois Jr., a white man, is charged in a five-count indictment with firing a shotgun at three Black men in New Orleans’s historic […]

Three current and two former New Orleans police officers were federally indicted Friday in connection with the shooting death of a Katrina victim that was found fatally shot and burned in a car that was reportedly set on fire to hide his remains. On September 2, 2005, four days into the massive flooding that swamped […]

Another former member of the New Orleans police department is admitting to an elaborate cover-up scheme by the NOPD after they shot and killed unarmed civilians during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. As previously reported former officer Michael Lohman admitted that he and six other officers launched a grand scheme to cover up the killing […]

An ex-lieutenant in New Orleans pleaded guilty to what many suspected; that police shot and killed unarmed civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and tried to cover it up. As previously reported an investigation was pending into the shooting of six people on the city’s Danziger Bridge six days after the massive hurricane hit. […]

It looks like the actions of Kanye West in the past and his constant issue with checking his ego at the door hasn’t paid off for the rapper even now. In an attempt to bring as many supporters as possible to aid in the relief of Haiti, there have been countless telethons being conducted to […]

Spike Lee is set to direct the second installment of his documentary cataloging the effects of Hurricane Katrina. The director’s first production on the tragedy, “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts”, received three Emmys including exceptional merit in nonfiction filmmaking and outstanding directing for nonfiction programming. Now the follow-up to the program […]

For those that were waiting for the official debut of Lil Wayne on the silver screen, the wait till have to continue. Starring alongside actors such as Forest Whitaker and fellow rapper/Cash Money member Bow Wow, the Louisiana native was ready to bring the story of Hurricane Katrina to life with the film Hurricane Season. […]

An insightful, internally conducted investigation chronicling the activities of New Orleans’ finest after Hurricane  Katrina destroyed the once vibrant city is bringing to light some disturbing facts on those assigned to protect and serve. A joint investigation by The New Orleans Times-Picayune, PBS’ “Frontline” television show, and are creating more questions in reference to […]

There is no doubt that Hurricane Katrina was a storm of colossal proportions, a rarity even in the current climate of super-charged storm fronts, but it is the ruling of a judge that has given a target for all of those affected by the damage left in its wake. In a monumental ruling, U.S. District […]

Obama’s headed to the Big Easy. The President will touch down in New Orleans Thursday and speak to students at a historic charter school in the lower ninth ward.   Obama will speak at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School, the only school to reopen in the lower ninth ward following Hurricane Katrina. This […]