The hurricane struck 15 years ago today.
Archive | New Orleans
Perps are: Hung Q Nguyen, Phi Q. Nguyen, Tuan Q. Nguyen, and Hau Trung Pham.
"It’s not the virus that discriminates; it is society."
Government must reassert its monopoly of force — by using force.
"Civil rights organizations" want the city's 56,000 warrants wiped out.
"[T]he reenactment won’t dwell on the sad denouement."
Oprah Winfrey and Jon Bon Jovi ‘Secretly’ Built Entire Communities for Hurricane Katrina Families in Houston and Louisiana
Charity housing projects quickly turned to slums.
Black homicide unit commander says accusations against him are part of a "conspiracy" to oust him from the unit.
“After Ferguson, only a fool would start, finance or insure a business in a black neighborhood.”
Black father stabs, suffocates his mixed-race child.
A first-hand account from someone who saw it all.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Speech on the Removal of Confederate Monuments (Video + Transcript)
No city better represents "E pluribus unum" than New Orleans, he says.
Generals Beauregard and Lee will soon follow.
Government still won't say when they're to be removed.
Three of the four targeted statues are still standing.
Who will defend the South and her symbols?
Mayor: "There's a better way to use the property these monuments are on and a way that better reflects who we are."
Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and P.G.T. Beauregard may all soon come down.
Part of a nation-wide trend.
"I think the burden is on those of us who are in the majority--Caucasians."
The city is unable to find a contractor to do the work.
The mayor and city council have approved the removal.
The mayor and city council will probably remove four major Confederate monuments.
New Orleans Man Who Tried to Kill Good Samaritan Tulane Medical Student Raped a Couple the Next Day: Police
Perp is suspected in a series of other rapes.
Victims included 11 teenagers and children.
Victim was shot after trying to thwart an abduction.
"The story of Hurricane Katrina does have a moral for anyone not deliberately blind."
Eric Holder's Justice Department: A federal judge called its behavior "appalling."
Blacks propose rule to help blacks stay in their neighborhoods.
Says "symbols should reflect who we really are as a people."
Camp will teach 40 young people how to push for "social justice."
Two of the appellate judges are conservative and one is liberal.
Detective Damita Williams doesn't think simple rape should be a crime.
The "chocolate city" mayor accepted about $500,000 in bribes.
It's been a bad week for black mayors.
Ray "Chocolate City" Nagin is charged with corruption.
He wasn't robbed, so some think it was the "knockout game."
Just another "apparent act of random violence."
Could it be because they are the ones who are out at night?
This is the man who called New Orleans a "chocolate city."
High trust in this homogeneous community helped it weather the storm.
The soon-to-be president saw "racism" in the reaction to Katrina.
Racism . . . racism everywhere.
At one high school, the typical student is "more likely to be killed than a soldier in Afghanistan."
Mayor: "Young African-American males being killed by young African-American males is a tragedy."
We mustn't fish where the fish are, after all.
500 blacks and 8 whites arrested during the same period.
Mugged lib can't bring himself to say anything about race--but he knows.
"From Chocolate City to Enchilada Village."
Another apology for having spoken the truth.
White man stands a good chance of being the next mayor of New Orleans.
The next mayor of New Orleans could be white.
Doctors, lawyers, architects, teachers, and businessmen haven't come back to New Orleans.
Hispanics who were supposed to rebuild New Orleas are more trouble than they are worth.
Blacks and Hispanics have much in common--except mutual trust.
NOLA mayor: "Black New Orleans residents didn't participate in the economy in a meaningful way."
Chocolate City recovering its reputation.
Class action lawsuit would allow residents to take revenge--against Army engineers.
Not one dime of "stimulus" package dedicated to fixing Katrina damage.
"New Orleans" preys on hard-working immigrants.
How much of this should we believe?
Followed by Camden, Detroit, St. Louis, and Oakland.
Green Party candidate for president says bodies dumped in swamp.
Post-Katrina New Orleans runs just as well it did before the storm.
Says one, “I’ve had enough.”
U.S. Racial Discrimination Must Be Remedied, UN Says Post-Katrina Housing Rights Violations Also Cited
Racism . . . segregation . . . discrimination . . . apartheid . . . UN says US very naughty.
Blacks have an "internationally recognized human right" to a home.
New Orleans get state-of-the-art SWAT equipment.
One victim wants $3 quadrillion.
But the schools are getting better.
City "may become so violent that it is no longer livable at all."
Ninety percent of the Vietnamese are back—many still don't speak English.
Number of cases more than quintupled since Katrina.
It's still a "Chocolate City."
Illegals are preferred target.