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Former Under Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Brown describes the federal response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 from his perspective, sharing details about the training he and his team undertook a year before Katrina, and discussing the realities of dealing with a major disaster.
Traces the history of the relationship between African Americans and the New Orleans' law enforcement from World War II to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, describing the police harassment of civil rights workers in the 1950s, aggressive law enforcement techniques used in the 1970s, incidents of brutality and corruption, and other related topics.
"Uses Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath of the natural disaster as a point of departure for understanding enduring racial divides in asset ownership, academic achievement, educational attainment, and mass incarceration in New Orleans and beyond. ...
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When the press fails : political power and the news media from Iraq to Katrina by W. Lance Bennett; Regina G. Lawrence; Steven Livingston