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After the levees broke

Last Wednesday night, the Chicago Urban Art Center in Pilsen hosted the Chi-town stop of the “Floodlines” tour. Written by Jordan Flaherty and published by Haymarket books, “Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six,” seeks to give a powerful stage to the voices of the New Orleans Black community so they can impart their experiences of their pre- and post-Katrina hometown.