Why actor Wendell Pierce didn’t wait for someone else to rebuild his New Orleans neighborhood

Wendell Pierce is perhaps best known for his acting roles on “The Wire” and “Treme.” Lately, he’s taken on a different kind of role, as community rebuilder. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Pierce invested time, money and art into to bringing back the neighborhood where he grew up. Ten years later, Jeffrey Brown accompanies Pierce for a look at his home that has not only survived but thrived.

via http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/actor-wendell-pierce-didnt-wait-someone-else-rebuild-new-orleans-neighborhood/
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