Category Archives: Katrina/Gulf Coast

Musicians and artists in New Orleans’ French Quarter

I spent the last few days in New Orleans poking around old haunts from my last extended reporting visits there in 2006 and 2007. As usual, I stayed in the French Quarter, which, despite the hard times New Orleans has … Continue reading

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Telling the People’s Story: A Tribute to Chalmers Johnson

From Korea, 1980, to New Orleans, 2005: How I came to be a humanitarian journalist For Chalmers Johnson, a great man who died this weekend. In February 1996, I broke a major story on U.S. foreign policy, reporting for the … Continue reading

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White racist charged in post-Katrina shootings

The New Orleans Times-Picayune and ProPublica today broke the story of the indictment of a former New Orleans resident charged with federal hate crimes “for his alleged role in a racially motivated shooting of three black men in the days … Continue reading

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