Hurricane Katrina

Referencing both New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and ongoing police violence in America, the video also shows police officers surrendering to a Black child in a hood, while the words "Stop Killing Us" appears in graffiti in another scene.

Seeing your house, your block, your neighborhood and even nearly your whole city go under water would have to have some sort of effect on…

It was so different back then. No Twitter, no Facebook, there weren’t even any smart phones.  So when news of the storm hit while we were taping our TV show in Los Angeles, we found out the old-fashioned way…on the news. We loved New Orleans, and all the cities on the Gulf Coast.  Since the […]

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since the most horrific natural disasters since–who knows when. The hurricane left 80 percent of the…

Roland Martin talks to Vice Chairwoman of the National Democratic Committee, Donna Brazille about the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has happened in…

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the stories trending on NewsOne.com that you are talking about. Amari Brown: 7-Year-Old Chicago Boy Shot, Killed…

We can’t even contain our excitement about this! The mega-talent duo of filmmaker Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo are heading towards their third collaboration (following Middle Of Nowhere and Selma) with the announcement of a Hurricane Katrina-based love story and murder mystery coming soon! MUST READ: Oprah Along With ‘Selma’ Director & Actors To March In Selma […]

In contemporary art history, 30-something year old black artist, Kara Walker is best known for her life-size black silhouettes that bring an artistic vision to…

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 […]

A state audit released today claims the pastor of a Central City church known for its drug addiction programs misspent or wasted at least $160,000 in relief grants after Hurricane Katrina.

Really, FEMA? You want American people undergoing one of the worst recessions of our time to simply pop over $22 million dollars in the mail within the next 30 days? In the words of DL Hughley from the Original Kings of Comedy, “You can expect payment anytime you want!” The Federal Emergency Management Agency began […]