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Floodlines Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six

ISBN-10: 1608460657
ISBN-13: 9781608460656
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 8/17/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Flaherty is a writer and community organizer based in New Orleans. His journalism played an important role in bringing the infamous case of the Jena Six to worldwide attention. His post-Katrina writing in ColorLines Magazine shared a journalism award from New America Media for best Katrina-related coverage, and he has produced many segments for Al-Jazeera, TeleSur and Democracy Now.

Amy Goodman is a broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman is also the host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. Goodman graduated from Radcliffe College in 1984 with a degree in anthropology. She was news director of Pacifica Radio station WBAI in New York City for over a decade when she co-founded Democracy Now! The War and Peace Report in 1996. Amy Goodman is the author of several books: The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them (2004); Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People who Fight Back (2006); Standing up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times (2008) all co-written with her brother reporter David Goodman ; Breaking the Sound Barrier (with a preface by journalist Bill Moyers)(2009) and The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope (2012).

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Introduction: We Know This Place
We Won't Bow Down: Culture and Resistance in New Orleans
Lies on the News: The Flood and Its Aftermath
Still Got Me in Disbelief: New Orleans After the Storm
Wonder How We Doin': The Blank Slate
Dollar Day in New Orleans: Money and Relief
Behind Them Penitentiary Walls: Organizing in Prison
Serve and Protect: Criminalizing the Survivors
You Don't Want to Go to War: The Struggle for Housing
The Rest of the World Lives Here Too: Immigrant Struggles
Fight for What's Right: The Jena Generation
Conclusion: Desire
Organizations in the Struggle for Post-Katrina Justice
Letter from the People of New Orleans to Our Friends and Allies
Pledge in Support of a Just Rebuilding of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, and the U.S. Gulf Coast
New Orleans Films
Notes
Index

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