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November 22, 2017
Nebraska News
Nebraska News
Music, film and discussion look back on Katrina impact
(2007-09-03)
(NET Radio) - Greg Rutledge, a professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, says the social problems highlighted by Katrina should concern the entire nation.

"A lot of things that are happening, the systemic problems, the governmental, structural problems, are also important for us to address, and to realize that can also happen to us as well," he says.

Events including music, a panel discussion and two film screenings are planned at UNL Wednesday and Thursday of this week, and on September 25th. All events are free and open to the public.

Events Schedule:

Sept. 5
6 p.m. Screening and discussion of Spike Lee documentary, When the Levees Broke (first half)

Sept. 6
6 p.m. Screening and discussion of Spike Lee documentary, When the Levees Broke (second half)

Sept. 25
6 p.m. Keynote address by Dr. Byron Orey, "Race and Politics in the Big Easy: Post Katrina"
7 p.m. Panel discussion
8 p.m. Executive Steel Band

All events will be at the UNL City Campus Union.
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