Two years after the BP drilling disaster, Gulf residents fear for the future

Art Rocker, who chairs Operation People for Peace, and Dr. E. Faye Williams, chair of the National Congress of Black Women, lead a march with hundreds of protestors in front of the Washington, D.C., office of BP claims fund czar Ken Feinberg. Rocker’s group represents over 400 churches, 100 pastors and 10,000 underserved and underrepresented claimants. “Finally,” Rocker said, “over $773 million will be paid to these claimants. This group represents over 10 percent of all oil spill claims that have been received by Judge Barbier at the federal district court in New Orleans. After Dick Gregory and I […]