We wanted to help, but we felt helpless. After hearing about the levees breaking, we went outside to my uncle’s nearby pool. It was a hot day in north Louisiana and there was nothing for us to do and nowhere for us to be. There was nothing to do but wait.
“I think they forgot about us”.
The brief amount of time I spent in New Orleans leaves me ill-equipped to understand everything that makes it an amazing place.
Black lives remain largely disposable sixty years after Emmit Till’s death and a decade since the government’s lackadaisical response to Hurricane Katrina. — America today, as it does every year on August 28th, has no shortage of black history anniversaries to celebrate. It’s been sixty years since the brutal death of Mr. Emmit Till, a…
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