We need to see more of this… especially the babies…
The nation’s largest slave revolt took place upriver from New Orleans, beginning 208 years ago along the German Coast area of St. John the Baptist Parish. But it remains unknown to many people, even in south Louisiana. An event this weekend could help change that. Continue reading
I heard about this but this is the story from a survivor from back in 2008.
The Nation magazine exposes how white vigilante groups patrolled the streets of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, shooting at least eleven African American men. Local police have never conducted investigations into the shootings. We speak to reporter A.C. Thompson and New Orleans resident Donnell Herrington, who nearly died after being shot by a white vigilante.
via Katrina's Hidden Race War: In Aftermath of Storm, White Vigilante Groups Shot 11 African Americans in New Orleans | Democracy Now!.