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The Haitian national flag stands at half mast at the National Palace during the one-year anniversary of the 2010 quake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 12, 2011. Photo by Allison Shelley / Reuters.One year after Haiti earthquake:Corporations profit while people suffer … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Corporate Profiteering One Year After Haiti Earthquake
Image from Facing South.Displacement continues:New Orleans five years after Katrina More than 100,000 New Orleanians received a one-way ticket out of town and still have received no help in coming back, and these voices are left out of most stories … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Five Years After Katrina and Still Not Home
Lance Madison is surrounded by State Police and NOPD SWAT members on Sept. 4, 2005, after violence erupted on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans. Madison was accused of shooting at police and was arrested, but he was later released. … finish reading NOLA’s Killer Cops : Danziger Bridge is Just the Beginning
Photo of Bayou Pointe-au-Chien from a backyard in the Louisiana Indian community. Photo by Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog.Cultural extinction and the Deepwater spill Louisiana’s coastal communities fear they may never recover from BP’s drilling disaster. By Jordan Flaherty … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Cultural Extinction and the Deepwater Spill
New Orleans cops are on the prowl for transgenders. Photo by Ted Jackson / The Times-Picayune Archive.Transgender community in New OrleansClaims abuse and discrimination by police By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 New Orleans’ Black … finish reading Culture of Abuse : Police Harassment of New Orleans Transgenders
Waterproof, LA. Photo from Fox 44 / Baton Rouge.Did racist coup in northern Louisiana townOverthrow Black mayor and police chief? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In Waterproof, a small northern Louisiana … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?
New Orleans mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. Photo from AP.Who dat mayor:A new day for New Orleans? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / February 9, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In a city consumed by the Superbowl and Mardi Gras celebrations, … finish reading Landrieu and the Saints : A New Day for New Orleans?
New Orleans creole cottages: a gift from Haiti. Painting by B.Sasik.New Orleans and our Haitian roots We share a common history, and we will work for a shared future of justice and liberation. By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : New Orleans’ Heart is in Haiti
‘Crimes against nature’:Prosecuting sex workers in New Orleans More than half of the people on Louisiana’s Sex Offender Registry — which was designed for rapists and child molesters — are indigent women convicted of sex work. By Jordan Flaherty / … finish reading A Real Crime : How the Law Treats Sex Workers in New Orleans