New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants to settle several long-standing civil rights claims against the city over several notorious episodes of police violence in the days after Hurricane Katrina 11 years ago.


Five former New Orleans police officers were sentenced earlier this week after the shooting of six unarmed people -- two of whom died -- on the Danziger Bridge days after Hurricane Katrina, CNN reports.

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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 Katrina. Of Shots on the Bridge from On September 4, 2005, six days after Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in New Orleans, two groups of people intersected on the Danziger Bridge, […]