Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six

Flaherty, Jordan
Publisher:  Haymarket Books, USA
Year Published:  2010  
Pages:  320pp   ISBN:  978-1608460656
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX12805

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 history.

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