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Call # E185.615 .A594 2006
Title After the storm : Black intellectuals explore the meaning of Hurricane Katrina / edited by David Dante Troutt
Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., 2006
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Descript. xxvii, 164 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Summary/Abstract "Thirteen prominent black intellectuals explore the meaning of Katrina and address some of the difficult and disturbing questions raised in its wake. After the Storm helps us understand what happened in the Gulf region, what should happen in the recovery and redevelopment effort, and what these events tell us about inequality in contemporary America."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 21st century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Political aspects
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 21st century
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 21st century
Alt Author Troutt, David Dante
OCLC # 65644271
Table of Contents
1Many thousands gone, again / David Dante Troutt3
2Katrina : the American dilemma redux / Sheryll Cashin29
3The persistence of race politics and the restraint of recovery in Katrina's wake / John Valery White41
4The real divide / Adolph L. Reed Jr.63
5Historicizing Katrina / Clement Alexander Price71
6Great migrations? / Michael Eric Dyson75
7Loot or find : fact or frame? / Cheryl I. Harris, Devon W. Carbado87
8While visions of deviance danced in their heads / Katheryn Russell-Brown111
9From wrongs to rights : Hurricane Katrina from a global perspective / Adrien Katherine Wing127
10The station / Anthony Paul Farley147