Black People Politics : Race and its role in New Orleans' recovery 10 years later

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    Race and its role in New Orleans' recovery 10 years later


    ... However, there’s concern that this “new” New Orleans has left some behind and many people are openly questioning whether it’s an issue of class as well as race ...

    ... Mayor Mitch Landrieu is the city’s first white mayor in 32 years. “When you break it down by racial lines, you see a racial divide,” he says. “Does that really surprise anybody given what’s happened in South Carolina, given what’s happened in Ferguson, given what’s happened in Baltimore? And so the city of New Orleans shares the country’s difficulties.” ...



    https://www.yahoo.com/katiecouric/katrina-anniversary-recovery-lower-ninth-ward-to-127726051723.html


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