Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Are Katrina and Slavery Linked?


Exploring the Hurricane Disaster from a Historical Prospective

With some 20 million blogs now beng published, and tons of other Internet sites in existence, volumes have been written on the impact of Hurricane Katrina. If you think you've heard it all, think again.

Leave it up to the Village Voice to offer still another perspective on the crisis. According to the paper, a new book uncovers a correlation between the Katrina disaster and slavery. The story's lead (led) may say it all: "In addition to destroying lives and property, Hurricane Katrina may accomplish something worthwhile: washing away the illusion that the Civil War resolved the injustice of slavery in the United States. " Ward Harkavy reports.
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5 comments:

gramyactress@21 said...

I really like reading and uncovering stories form the past Like the blog keep blogging. keep me posted

Deb S. said...

For you, Gramyactress, I will do that. :-)
I appreciate your feedback and your visits. And, as I have said before, I think your blog is very creative.

Rose said...

That's a good article. When Katrina first landed on the banks and the drama began, the first reference that I heard was that it was the first resettlement and the largest of African Americans since slavery. Go figure! As always your blogs are informative...I'll be emailing to you a contract. I want to hire you for some publicity services.....

Deb S. said...

Thank you, Rose. I always look forward to your visits.

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