Saturday, June 24, 2006

6/24/2006 Community Gumbo

Professor Longhair, "Mean Old World."

audio 6/20/06 Democracy Now
Bloodshed in Afghanistan as U.S. Launches Largest Military Offensive Since 2001

All New Orleans Public School Teachers Fired, Millions in Federal Aid Channeled to Private Charter Schools

Thousands of New Orleans Public Housing Units to be Destroyed as 200,000+ Low-Income Residents Remain Displaced

audio New Orleans Festival of Neighborhoods
New Orleans' Festival of Neighborhoods showcases neighborhood planning and recovery efforts, and provides a venue for residents throughout the city to network in a relaxed, festive environment, while they learn about what other neighborhoods have accomplished. An interview with Mercy Corps organizer Kimmie McMinn.

Trombone Shorty, "We Gonna Make You."

audio Coliseum Baptist Church Demolition

It took the City of New Orleans more than nine months to begin the process of removing flooded cars from the streets, and the city still isn't cleared of debris, but it took little more than 30 hours to decide to demolish what may be the oldest baptist church in the South.

audio Critical Resistance argues that the National Guard Deployment to New Orleans won't reduce crime
An interview with Critical Resistance organizer Tamika Middleton.


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