8/28 Friday: Remembering Hurricane Katrina and the Inflammatory Nature of the "N Word"


Barry Weinstein

Barry Weinstein is Rabbi at Temple Sinai, Lake Charles, LA and Temple Shalom, Lafayette, LA.  He remarks on the changes Hurricane Katrina brought to Baton Rouge. 

Ivor van Heerden

Ivor van Heerden is the former Director of the LSU Hurricane Center.  After being wrongly dismissed, he wrote a book about Katrina called The Storm.  He is also the director of the Center for the Study of Public Health Impacts of Hurricanes.  

Gubernatorial Q&A

John Bel Edwards: "I welcome transparency, and I welcome sunshine." 
David Vitter: "I have a complete record of strong transparency...  I will continue holding in person town hall meetings in every parish of the state." 
Scott Angelle: "My administration will be more transparent than any other.  I will post my daily schedule online everyday." 
Jay Dardenne: "You can rest assured that when I travel out of state, it will be to bring business to Louisiana..." 


Kym Carter

Kym Carter is a former Olympian and current Director of the Carl Lewis foundation.  She comments on the use of the 'N word.' 

Musheer Robinson

Musheer Robinson joins us from the Louisiana NAACP and further discusses use of the 'N word.'

Gus Weill

Gus Weill is a Louisiana politico and author.  He discusses the changes Louisiana has undergone in the ten years post Hurricane Katrina.