Photos from the Washington D.C. premiere of Come Hell or High Water – the Battle For Turkey Creek. Photo Credits: Lolita Parker (last three photos) and Bruce Gutherie (all other photos).

Learn more about the film: 

http://bridgethegulfproject.org/blog/2014/come-hell-or-high-water-battle-turkey-creek

Margie Lee Hulitt speaks about the death of her son, Willie Lee, at Orleans Parish Prison. 

Videos from a March 26th protest by Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition calling for action to address the dangerous conditions in OPP.
 
More about Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition: http://opprc.wordpress.com/

"If New Orleans is being held up as a model for the schools in your community, I have some advice for you. Fight harder than you’ve ever fought to make sure that this doesn’t happen to you."

- Ashana Bigard, parent advocate
http://bridgethegulfproject.org/node/812

EPA’s decision to lift the ban on BP tells the families of the dead oil rig workers and our Gulf communities that our lives don’t matter.

— Monique Harden, Co-director of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, New Orleans, LA

http://bridgethegulfproject.org/node/814

BreakOUT! rally calls for an end to NOPD’s use of Stop & Frisk and racial and gender profiling.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.507122489336557.1073741828.110641052318038&type=1 

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