After the storm black intellectuals explore the meaning of hurricane katrina david dante troutt on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers now in paperback on the second anniversary of katrina one of the few books to offer the perspectives of african americans on the gulf goast tragedy available for the first time in paperback after selling out its hardcover print run and being . A very interesting look at hurricane katrina from the important and under appreciated perspective of black intellectuals a compilation of short articles after the storm addresses issues and most importantly raises questions with regards to hurricane katrina as a political racial social and ultimately american catastrophe. 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. Leading african american scholars use post hurricane louisiana as a window into twenty first century black americarace has become a subtext for just about every contentious decision new orleans facesjames dao the new york times january 22 2006in one emblematic photograph a bloated body floats facedown on the left while to the right a woman stands on an overpass oblivious. 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
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