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Annual Hurricane Katrina Update and Reportback w/Survivors

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Sheila Phipps, artist, speaks about her son, No Limit Rapper, "Mac," who is serving 30 years, and her art currently at Sandra Berry's Neighborhood Gallery in New Orleans, who she says is innocent. Visit www.free-mac.org Kenneth Cooper is an independent writer and life-long resident of New Orleans. He recently graduated from the University of New Orleans (UNO) in 2008 with a degree in English and has his work published in the New Orleans Review, the Alternet, Sync504, and the New Orleans Examiner. Meshawn Tarver: In June 2010 Meshawn, graduate of George Washington University with a Masters in Public Health, became Executive Director of Common Ground Health Clinic (CGHC), a patient centered integrated medical home, serving the underinsured and uninsured population. CGHC also provides herbal medicine, acupuncture, women’s wellness group and broad array of classes including health education, cooking, gardening and art classes. Robert H. King, former political prisoner, only free member of the Angola 3, is author of  "From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King," with an introduction by Dr. Terry Kupers, MD, MSP. Dan, a representative from the Gulf Restoration Network, the only non profit environmental advocacy group with an exclusive focus on the Gulf of Mexico based in New Orleans. The second half of the program is a discussion of August Wilson's Seven Guitars with actors: L. Peter Callendar (Red Carter), Charles Branklyn (Hedley), and Shinelle Azoroh (Ruby), at the Marin Theatre Company through September 11, 2011. Visit www.marintheatre.org or call (415)388-5208. Music: Somi's "When the Rain Comes" & Babatunde Olatunde Lea's "Umbo Weti: Tribute to Leon Thomas."