Former New Orleans mayor sentenced to prison, Ray Nagin was mayor during the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and said then that the city would remain a "Chocolate City"
Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473 K athy Wray Coleman is a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) / ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana- Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, who served during the Katrina Hurricane tragedy and caused an uproar when he said then that in rebuilding the city it would remain a 'Chocolate City,' was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison following jury convictions on a host of corruption-related charges relative to his time as mayor. Nagin, 58, faced 20 years, which prosecutors sought, but the judge opted for only 10, saying he is not a danger, and citing his age. He was convicted in