katrina

Is justice near for New Orleans teachers wrongly fired after Katrina?

August 27, 2014 - Terminated without due process in the chaos that reigned after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' unionized public schoolteachers have been fighting back in court -- and winning. After victories in district and appeals courts, they head to the Louisiana Supreme Court next week. Meanwhile, teachers in the charter schools that now control the city's public education system are beginning to unionize.

Why waste a good huracán?

August 30, 2013 - In this Bridge the Gulf video, Derrick Christopher Evans, a grassroots community leader on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, talks about the spiritual and historical significance of hurricanes and other disasters in the region.