Lolis Eric Elie ’86JRN

Contributing writer

Lolis Eric Elie ’86JRN was a columnist for the New Orleans Times-Picayune when Hurricane Katrina hit and the levees failed. A native of the city and a former story editor for HBO’s Tremé, Elie co-produced the documentary Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans. He is a contributing writer to the Oxford American.