I have yet to post anything having to do with Hurricane Katrina to this point, but now I think I have enough ammo as a movie news site to post a little bit of news.
First off, something completely off the headline, I have learned that one of the writers for the movie news site 3BlackChicks.com made her home in New Orleans and thanks to Katrina, Cassandra Henry and the 20+ members of her family have lost everything. Her son and daughter-in-law have decided to move, with their infant daughter, to Dallas. They aren’t even going back. They no longer have jobs to go to and their home is underwater.
Kamal, the site’s lead contributer has put together a donation button in which you can donate directly to Cass from her homepage right here. If you would like to make a blind donation to the cause you can do so here.
As for our story, Hurricane Katrina already has forced some Hollywood productions to film elsewhere, and its devastation has decimated the progress Louisiana was making in luring filmmakers to the state with generous tax incentives.
A short clip from the article reads as follows: