via TheGospelGuru: Singing phenom Bri Babineaux, who boasts over a half million Instagram followers, is headed to New Orleans to record her sophomore gospel album, The Encounter (Tyscot/Integrity). D Jamel Kimbrough(Todd Dulaney, Christina Bell), a veteran keyboardist and music arranger, is producing the soul-stirring night of live praise and worship music that takes place Friday, May 31, 2019 @7 PM […]
via BCNN1: Beyonce is the new owner of a church building in New Orleans. The singer and music superstar purchased the over 100-year-old structure which hasn’t been used in a while and was on the market for $850,000. The building is near where Beyonce’s sister Solange lives. According to NOLA.com: The property, located on Camp […]
via BlackDoctor: August 29, 2005. That’s the day that changed everything in New Orleans and the gulf region. It’s been 12 years since Hurricane Katrina, the hurricane that broke all the records: – 80% of New Orleans was under water – 1,245–1,836 died (some bodies couldn’t be verified because they had been under water for […]
New Orleans Tornado Wreaks Havoc, 10,000 People Without Power On Tuesday (February 7), Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left vast damage and jeopardized the lives of residents who were in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left […]
In the upcoming episode of “The Story of God,” Morgan Freeman travels to New Orleans to speak to survivors of hurricane Katrina and learn how their Christian faith enabled them to overcome hardship and rebuild their community. The National Geographic series follows Freeman as he travels to 20 cities in seven different countries in a […]
It was so different back then. No Twitter, no Facebook, there weren’t even any smart phones. So when news of the storm hit while we were taping our TV show in Los Angeles, we found out the old-fashioned way…on the news. We loved New Orleans, and all the cities on the Gulf Coast. Since the […]
In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Roland Martin and News One Now explore the New Orleans education system.
Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. “There’s something in you guys that is just irrepressible,” Obama told hundreds […]
Roland Martin explores the controversy surrounding the rebuilding and reorganization of New Orleans' school system ten years after Katrina.
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…