Blunt Responds to Hurricane Katrina

Series produced by Blunt Youth Radio Project

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Blunt youth producers explore the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina by documenting the displaced, and taking at hard look at the racial inequality exposed by the storm.

Blunt producers Julie Civiello, Emily LaFond, and Bly Lauritano-Werner take a look at Katrina's effect not only on the lives of those displaced, and also its effect on the national consciousness.


3 Pieces

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After living their whole lives in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans, teenagers Tyrel and Tevin Wooten are starting life over at their new hom...

Bought by YouthCast and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Oct 27, 2005
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Julia Tecada was looking forward to her sophmore year at Tulane, then came Katrina. Now she's studying at Boston University, but it's proving hard ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 02:22
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Hurricane Katrina stirred up a national dialogue about racial inequality and prompted Blunt's Bly Lauritano-Werner to take a look at some of the di...

Bought by KZYX, PRX Remix, KSFR, KTNA, and YouthCast


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 5