Colorlines

Hurricane Katrina

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

Queerness, Blackness and Memory

by LaVon Rice on December 15 2006, 12:00PM

Often compared to James Baldwin, award-winning Jamaican author Thomas Glave writes the unofficial stories.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Hurricane Katrina

One-Year After Katrina

by Tram Nguyen on August 25 2006, 12:00PM

The Editors pull together an interactive catalogue of our investigative coverage on race and rebuilding after the storm.

Topics: Hurricane Katrina

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