Realistically, there is only one way out of our predicament.
Ashana Bigard was born in New Orleans, went to school in New Orleans, and had her children in New Orleans. Just before Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, she worked at an organization called Agenda for Children, where she was a parent coordinator and all-around community activist. She wasn’t making a lot of money, but she…
Whatever you think about The Help, at least it's sparked a larger conversation about domestic workers' lives — and maybe even their rights.