How Do Hurricane Katrina's Winds Blow?.
By: Lugo, Liza.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Racism in American Institutions: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2014Description: 1 online resource (328 p.).ISBN: 9781440828898.Subject(s): African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects | Racism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Zoning, Exclusionary -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana -- New OrleansGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How Do Hurricane Katrina's Winds Blow?DDC classification: 305.800976335 LOC classification: F379.N59 .L436 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Definitions; 1. From Slavery to Jim Crow; 2. From Jim Crow to the Civil Rights Movement; 3. Katrina's Scope and Devastation; 4. Hurricane Katrina's Winds Blow in New Ordinances; 5. The 21st Century and Legal Analysis; 6. The Lawsuits; 7. The Current State of Affairs; Author's Note; Appendix A: African-American Representation in Congress, 1870-Present; Appendix B: African-American Firsts; Appendix C: "Diseases and Peculiarities of the Negro Race" by Dr. Cartwright (in DeBow's Review)
Appendix D: Famous American Civil Rights Leaders and ActivistsAppendix E: Louisiana's Deadliest Storms; Recommended Reading; Resources; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
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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