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Results related to “Hurricane Katrina”

Judge Orders Retrial of Officers in Hurricane Katrina Bridge Shootings

Judge Orders Retrial of Officers in Hurricane Katrina Bridge Shootings

by Jamilah King on September 18 2013, 10:31AM

Their convictions were thrown out after what a U.S. judge called “grotesque prosecutorial misconduct.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

On Hurricane Katrina's Eighth Anniversary New Orleans Residents Continue Rebuilding

On Hurricane Katrina’s Eighth Anniversary New Orleans Residents Continue Rebuilding

by Von Diaz on August 29 2013, 3:03PM

New Orleans appears to be on the rebound and residents who chose to stay or have returned are working hard to revitalize the city.

Topics: /NOW

Battling the Chef Menteur Landfill

by Kari Lydersen on December 9 2009, 12:00PM

Vietnamese Americans dream of a new urban farm in New Orleans but fear post-Katrina environmental hazards.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

Discriminatory Housing Lockouts Amid Post-Katrina Rebuilding

by Jordan Flaherty on October 7 2009, 12:00PM

St. Bernard Parish has the support of Alice Walker and Oprah Winfrey, but continues to exclude Black residents.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

Homeless and Struggling in New Orleans

by Jordan Flaherty on August 27 2009, 12:00PM

On the fourth anniversary of Katrina, people are still dying.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

They Can’t Go Home Again

by Tram Nguyen on June 30 2009, 12:00PM

Former New Orleans residents are priced out of the city’s new housing market.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Intifada

by Jordan Flaherty on April 22 2009, 12:00PM

Young Arab activists have been organizing in the Big Easy for the last six years. Now, they’re watching their work pay off.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

The White Man’s Port of the Future

by Julianne Hing on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Mississippi governor mismanages funds meant for housing recovery—again.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

The Big Easy’s Emissaries

by Erik Gleibermann on November 25 2008, 12:00PM

With thousands of musicians displaced, the Soul Rebels do their part to rebuild in the post-Katrina era.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Hurricane Katrina

How Black is New Orleans?

by Alex Jung on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

New census figures don’t tell the whole story.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

The Right to Return: Tracie Washington

by Jorge Rivas on May 30 2007, 12:00PM

Tracie Washingotn of the NAACP Gulf Coast Advocacy Center talks to COLORLINES about race and right to return to public housing in New Orleans.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

A Game of Monopoly

by Tram Nguyen on May 29 2007, 12:00PM

Black communities’ struggle to return to New Orleans has national significance for an overdue debate on urban inequality.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

Gulf Coast Update - May 07

by Jordan Flaherty on May 16 2007, 12:00PM

Mississippi Forgotten? The most impoverished state has been left out of the reconstruction aid.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

Overlooked Spaces

by Jordan Flaherty on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

Black-owned businesses and community centers in New Orleans are in crisis.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

Judge Arthur Hunter - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Defending the rights of prisoners in New Orleans comes with a price.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

ibrahim abdul matin - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Technology Organizer at Movement Strategies Center talks about MyBLOC.net–social networking with a conscience

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Health, Hurricane Katrina, Schools & Youth

Mervyn Marcano - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Creating a new model for “activism” that lives between politics and entertainment.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

The Full Force of Black Pain

by Vijay Prashad on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

A review of five books about Katrina by Vijay Prashad.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

Kevin Powell

by Beandrea Davis on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Kevin Powell talks about his new book on Katrina, spirituality, politics–and why he’ll run for office in 2008.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

The Innovators

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

ColorLines highlights the trendsetters and tastemakers moving the big ideas shaping 2007.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

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