New Orleans stirs to life ahead of holiday weekend
New Orleans restaurants and businesses are starting to reopen their doors as the holiday weekend kicks off. (May 22)
Florida has announced the full rollout of its economic reopening plan ahead of Memorial Day weekend. But Governor Ron DeSantis has been questioned over the state's response to the coronavirus, including damaged tests. Politico reporter Marc Caputo joined CBSN to discuss the latest in Florida and how the DeSantis administration is responding. From the annual Mardi Gras celebration, to its normally buzzing Bourbon Street, the art and music of New Orleans have always brought people together.
Now, after weeks of isolation, the music community is using its creativity to find an audience and keep the city's soul alive.
Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro has more. Shortly after the iconic Zulu Club showcased their annual Mardi Gras celebration, dozens of members fell ill with the coronavirus. New York Times Magazine contributor Linda Villarosa joined CBSN to explain why the death of Cornell Charles highlights the racial disparities of coronavirus in New Orleans and across the U.S. Oklahoma Sooners wide receiver CeeDee Lamb joins SportsCenter and breaks down his top plays of 2019 ahead of the 2020 NFL draft.