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Shelton Alexander: When the Levees Broke March 20, 2010

Posted by The Typist in 504, 8-29, Federal Flood, Flood, je me souviens, levee, New Orleans, NOLA, Sinn Fein, We Are Not OK.
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I posted a clean but abbreviated version of this video a long time ago, but it was deleted from You Tube. I’ve found this bad quality version but it includes Shelton Alexander’s interview and the entire speech.

The original post, with the new video follows:

Ground truth has a face. It is Shelton Alexander’s.

I told you I would be here.
It was important that I came.

Damn.o

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1. Marco - March 22, 2010

says it all

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2. O Beautiful Storm « Back Of Town - March 23, 2011

[…] teaser reminded me of the powerful scene in When The Levees Broke, the spoken word poem by Shelton Alexander that became the epigram when I collected some of the pieces of Wet Bank Guide […]

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