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In a speech to the House of Representatives Rep. Cedric Richmond (D, La.) explained why many homeowners, especially in minority communities, have been left behind 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.

Soledad O’Brien is everywhere, you ain’t never there. That’s a Jay-Z lyric, but it seems appropriate for the enterprising reporter who manages to be everywhere the…

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

Wednesday Aug. 26 at 11 am ET/10 am CT watch the National Urban League's town hall on the city's schools 10 years after Hurricane Katrina. NewsOne.com will livestream the discussion. Don't miss it!

Author Ronnie Greene joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss his book, Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of…

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…

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is donating $4.7 million to eight organizations in New Orleans and two coalitions in Mississippi devoted to uplifting young men and…

Usher made a bold statement with his attire at the Essence Music Festival this weekend. Not widely known for his political opinions, the singer appeared…

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.…

Symbols Matter. Words Matter. That’s what one local entrepreneur, Frank Scurlock, reminded us of when he paid for skywriting during Jazz Fest. New Orleanians looked…

A scandal in New Orleans has the city riveted as a prominent lawyer, his wife, a Federal judge and a businesswoman who is head of…

In a crime that spilled from social media into reality, a 20-year-old New Orleans woman faces three years in prison after playing a role in…