Tag Archives: Hurricane Katrina

  • Producers of Katrina Relief Telethon Reflect on ‘Kanye Moment’ for 10th Anniversary

    Aug 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Perhaps until Sunday’s “MTV Video Music Awards,” Kanye West’s most memorable unscripted moment had to be from NBC’s “Concert for Hurricane Relief,” a fundraiser that took place four days after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans ten years ago. Expected to read whateaver was on the teleprompter alongside actor Mike Myers, West instead blurted out, “George Bush doesn’t […]

  • Tom Joyner: Hurricane Katrina, A Personal Memoir

    Aug 28, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina being upon us, folks far and wide are recalling how one of the USA’s worst natural disasters affected them. Today, radio legend Tom Joyner wrote an essay/blog that we thought we’d share with you: It was so different back then. No Twitter, no Facebook, there weren’t even any smart […]

  • Pres. Obama to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

    Aug 21, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *President Barack Obama will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a trip to New Orleans next week. A White House official revealed to the Los Angeles Times that Obama will address “the region’s rebirth and what’s possible when citizens, city and corporate leaders all work together” to improve the economy during his visit […]

  • Brian Williams’ Hurricane Katrina Tale Now in Question (Watch)

    Feb 9, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It didn’t take long for viewers to give up on Brian Williams. His nightly newscast on NBC was beaten soundly in the ratings by ABC’s “World News Tonight” on Friday, two days after Williams apologized for repeating a false story about being in a helicopter hit by a grenade in Iraq 12 years ago, according […]

  • ‘Selma’s’ DuVernay, Oyelowo to Reteam for Hurricane Katrina Film

    Jan 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Ava DuVernay will direct her “Selma” and “Middle of Nowhere” star David Oyelowo in a third movie. The pair are teaming with Participant Media to develop a feature film chronicling a love story and murder mystery during the time of Hurricane Katrina, reports Variety. DuVernay will write, produce, and direct, while Oyelowo is in negotiations […]

  • TX Republican Calls Language of Displaced Katrina Kids ‘Coonass’ (Watch)

    Jul 31, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *A Republican politician from Texas recently used the racial slur “coonass” when referring to children displaced after Hurricane Katrina.*A Republican politician from Texas recently used the racial slur “coonass” when referring to children displaced after Hurricane Katrina, reports ThinkProgress.org. Dennis Bonnen is currently the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Texas House of Representatives, whose position […]