Today marks the two year anniversary of the devastation inflicted on the southern US by Hurricane Katrina and the terrible handling of the situation by the government. Bill Quigley, a New Orleans activist, has written a great article about ten lessons learned at the two year anniversary mark that you can peep here.
The Black Agenda Report has also posted an interesting article about holding the government accountable to international human rights laws that were violated during the storm’s aftermath. Check that one out over here.
Lastly, Asian Week has put together a piece about the struggles of the Gulf Coast’s Asian American communities two years after the storm. Check that one here.
Dave Zirin wrote a piece today reflecting on New Orleans and “NOLA blogger solidarity” that he witnessed on a trip to the Big Easy. Yeaaah bloggers. Peep that one here.