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Your Call: How are people in the Gulf faring 10 years after Katrina?

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On the September 1st edition of  Your Call, we’ll mark the 10th anniversary of the hurricane by speaking with investigative journalist Gary Rivlin about his new book Katrina: After the Flood.

The levee failures devastated the Gulf Coast and resulted in the death of 1,800 people. More than a million people were displaced. A decade later, what’s the state of recovery policies in New Orleans and other affected regions? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Gary Rivlin, award winning  investigative journalist, and author of  Katrina: After the Flood

Tabitha Mustafa,  Peace by Piece Program Associate, and a social justice activist based in New Orleans

Web Resources:

Gary Rivlin: Katrina: After the Flood

Mother Jones: Black Lives Matter Began When New Orleans' Levees Failed

Yahoo: Escape from New Orleans: As waters rose, a white suburb across the Mississippi closed a key bridge to fleeing residents

Refinery29: "We Lost My Grandmother In The Storm. I Don't Mean She Passed, We Lost Her"

Huffington Post: New Orleans Katrina Pain Index at 10: Who Was Left Behind