Swollen: Dispatches from the Flooded Midwest, is a 3 part documentary that identifies flooding as a result of climate change in the black and brown communities of Cleveland, Detroit, and Milwaukee.
On this episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood speaks with Brenda Coley, Co-Executive Director of the Milwaukee Water Commons, Desmond Love, Co-director of Swollen, and dream hampton, filmmaker, producer, and writer. They speak about the similar history of these cities as once thriving black communities, that were systematically reduced to survival and dealing with loss.
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