Hurricane Katrina

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In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top news stories during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and reflect on. Read more about them, below.

The New Orleans School Board’s firing of 7500 employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina lacked decency, leadership and integrity. SEE ALSO: CBC Message To America: Some…

Sivi Domango, 44, was the Dean of Students/Assistant Principal at the New Orleans Charter Middle School in New Orleans when she heard reports of Hurricane…

Roland Martin explores the controversy surrounding the rebuilding and reorganization of New Orleans' school system ten years after Katrina.

Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…

Blacks in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans have made some educational progress, but the median income has not risen as much as that of White households, reports NOLA.…

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. It was back in February that Nagin was convicted of bribery and fraud before and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/la7kg53. Photo Credit: www.rolandmartinreports.com

Six years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans and its surrounding communities, former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin says he regrets not calling a mandatory evacuation sooner in a candid sit-down interview with BET.com. According to Nagin, his outspokenness made him an easy target and a scapegoat in many situations. “I was […]

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 […]

NEW ORLEANS — Data reported by the Census Bureau on Thursday shows that the city of New Orleans is 29 percent smaller than it was a decade ago.