Monday, September 3, 2007

Katrina survivor and Common Ground Collective activist Albert Bass

During my recent travels in the South to meet with workers and gather their stories for broadcast on Labor Express Radio, I returned once again to New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward - the historic black working class neighborhood that bore the brunt of the flood waters following the levee breach durng the Huricane Katrina disaster. Members of the Lower 9th are now fighting for the neighborhoods survival in face of efforts to snatch up the land by developers. There I meet Katrina survivor, long time Lower 9th resident, and Common Ground Collective activist Albert Bass. In this interview, he talks about living through the levee breach and the ongoing struggle for a right of return for Lower 9th Ward residents...

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