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People With Disabilities Left Behind During Katrina Tell Their Stories

Jordan Melograna | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Jordan Melograna

What you probably won't hear about very much in the coverage looking back at Katrina is the enormous impact this disaster had on people with disabilities. They, too, were disproportionately affected, but just not because of Mother Nature.

Ten Years Later, It's Still Gut-Wrenching To Look Back At Katrina Footage

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Ten years ago, people around the country were glued to their television sets as Hurricane Katrina shattered New Orleans and other areas of the Gulf Co...

These 12 Pictures Portray Black History Like You've Never Seen Before

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

Black history is all around us. The street corners, churches, stores, apartments, empty lots and parks we pass by everyday share a rich history of...

From Climate Oppression to 21st-Century Leadership: What Will the New Black Economy Look Like?

William Copeland | Posted 04.04.2015 | Black Voices
William Copeland

Climate injustice affects folks disproportionately based on socio-economic status and value within society. For Black folk in the United States, that usually means we face the blunt end.

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

Steve Horn | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogIn little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of In...

Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore Drilling

Steve Horn | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Deploying the age-old "Friday news dump," President Barack Obama's Interior Department gave the green light on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas reserves.

LOOK: These Historical Images Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 10.29.2014 | Black Voices

History is all around us. And it's not just confined inside the walls of museums. It's on our streets and bridges, inside our buildings and even in ou...

Vincent Orange's 'Superdome' Would Compound Previous Land-Use Blunders

Michael Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Michael Hamilton

Spending large amounts of public money on a stadium to create economic growth is more becoming of a dying city like Detroit, and doesn't make sense for Washington.

Ex-FEMA Director Sparks Social Media Controversy

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

A former George W. Bush administration official is drawing fire for a comment he made in the middle of Sunday's Super Bowl blackout. Ex-FEMA Direct...

5 Reasons To Visit New Orleans Aside From The Super Bowl

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Sure, you could easily fill your trip to the Super Bowl with sporting events and activities all surrounding the Superdome, but the game happens to be in New Orleans. NOLA. The Big Easy.

Today Show Hosts Discuss Saints - Vikings Remote

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Today Show returned to New Orleans for the third time in a month, and I had the chance to visit the set. As the show provided an early tailgating ...

For 1,200 Saints Fans, the Super Bowl Thrill is Gone

Shaneika Dabney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Shaneika Dabney

Instead of gearing up for draft day, training camp, and that triumphant home opener when the Super Bowl banner gets unfurled, die-hards learned their days in the dome may be over.

The Saints Are Finally in the Super Bowl -- Now Please Let Us Watch the Game in the Superdome

Gabriel A. Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gabriel A. Feldman

The NFL cannot be blamed for shutting down pirated broadcasts of their games, but is prohibiting fans from watching the Super Bowl in their team's stadium a necessary step?

Attention Bobby Jindal: Saints Fans Command You to Stay Home!

Shaneika Dabney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Shaneika Dabney

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jinda, who hasn't been to one Saints game all season long, has decided to "get jinxy with it" by attending the Saints' NFC Championship game.

Jason Linkins

Stephen Colbert Mocks Bush's Motivational Speaker Debut (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Hard on the heels of Daily Show host Jon Stewart's report on President George W. Bush's debut as America's Next Top $20-And-Under Motivational Orator ...

Bobby Jindal: Soaring to New Heights For New Orleans

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

When I was a teenager, I overcame my Hindu upbringing to become a Catholic. Jesus spoke to me and told me Vishnu doesn't vote.

The Grinning Skull

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Solnit

While the media demonized the New Orleans' black population for crimes that turned out not to have happened, they ignored the group of white men who went on a shooting spree across the river.