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.

G-Unit rapper and New Orleans native Kidd Kidd recently released New Warleans: Katrina 10 Years Later, a half hour documentary addressing the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina and the progress the city of New Orleans has made since 2005. Alongside Atlanta-based photographer Cam Kirk and director Eddie Mensore, Kidd Kidd revisits the streets of New […]

Rapper Dee-1 shares his reflections on the events and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on his hometown city, New Orleans.  I only started rapping because of Hurricane Katrina. The devastation of the storm brought a pain that I had never experienced in my life. I saw men in my family crying, spirits broken. I felt the […]

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Lil Wayne put on for his city in the hugest way possible with a music megafest on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and he brought a few friends along with him. Wayne took it back to where it all started for him and so many of his special guests last night as he hit […]

It’s hard to believe that a decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina thrust the crushing waters of the Gulf into New Orleans, swallowing whole swaths of neighborhoods and communities through portals left by the flattened levees. Photographs of the submerged homes in the Lower Ninth Ward, hardest hit by the violent and historic storm, remain […]

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit New Orleans next week to mark 10 years after Hurricane Katrina swept through the city.

What is the best show in TV that you’re probably not watching right now? The answer would be “Treme”, a fictional drama set in the jazz scenes, restaurants and storm-ravaged wards of post Hurricane Katrina New Orleans. Here are five reasons why you should investigate this fine piece of television. 1) It’s an education on […]