This is the most important book I've read about Katrina and what came after. In the tradition of Howard Zinn this could be called 'The People's History of the Storm.' Jordan Flaherty was there on the front lines."Ã¢Â€Â"Eve Ensler, playwright of The Vagina Monologues and activist and founder of V-Day Floodlines is a firsthand account of community, culture, and resistance in New Orleans. The book weaves the stories of gay rappers, Mardi Gras Indians, Arab and Latino immigrants, public housing residents, and grassroots activists in the years before and after Katrina. From post-Katrina evacuee camps to torture testimony at Angola Prison to organizing with the family members of the Jena Six, Floodlines tells the stories behind the headlines from an unforgettable time and place in histo
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|Size: ||2.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Haymarket Books|
|Date published: ||Jul 2010|
|ISBN: ||9781608461127 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|