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How do Hurricane Katrina's winds blow? : racism in 21st-century New Orleans

Author: Liza Lugo
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Series: Racism in American institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The disproportionate effect of Hurricane Katrina on African Americans was an outcome created by law and societal construct, not chance. This book takes a hard look at racial stratification in American today and debunks the myth that segregation is a thing of the past"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liza Lugo
ISBN: 9781440828881 1440828881 9781440828898 144082889X 1440828881
OCLC Number: 856053796
Description: xxix 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: From slavery to Jim Crow --
From Jim Crow to the Civil Rights Movement --
Katrina's scope and devastation --
Hurricane Katrina's winds blow in new ordinances --
the 21st century and legal analysis --
The lawsuits --
The current state of affairs.
Series Title: Racism in American institutions.
Responsibility: Liza Lugo, JD.

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