Troubled Waters: Derrick Christopher Evans on Hurricanes and Huracán
In this video, Derrick Christopher Evans talks about the spiritual and historical significance of hurricanes and other disasters on the Gulf Coast.
Evans is a son of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, an advisor to Bridge The Gulf Project and a Managing Advisor of the Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health. This interview was recorded in 2012, for the report "Troubled Waters: Two Years After the BP Oil Disaster, a Struggling Gulf Coast Calls for National Leadership for Recovery," by the Institute for Southern Studies. We're releasing this video today to mark eight years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast.
Interview conducted by Joshua Pelletier, video edited by Ada McMahon.
This content was produced by Bridge the Gulf Project and the Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health, in collaboration with the Institute for Southern Studies.