gulf coast

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President Obama used the Labor Day holiday to travel to southern Louisiana Monday (Sept. 4) where he surveyed the flood damage caused by Hurricane Isaac. The storm hit the Gulf Coast, inundating certain areas with water, while sparing others. As of Monday more than 100,000 people were still without power, and the president promised that […]

Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast earlier in the week, and even though it has since been downgraded to a tropical depression, the damage it caused has not gone unnoticed. The timing of Isaac hit on the seven-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and while the destruction was not nearly as bad as the aforementioned storm, […]

It’s been seven years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the South, causing the death of more than 1,000 people and further crippling the Gulf Coast region. Many lessons were learned from Katrina, and as most prepare for Hurricane Isaac, Hip-Hop Wired is taking a look at the changes that have been made in the […]

President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday (Aug. 28) in light of Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to make landfall as a hurricane today or tomorrow. Coming seven years after the disastrous handling of Hurricane Katrina, the president revealed that preparations for the storm have been put in place, as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) […]