Unformatted text preview: Orleans beginning in the early twentieth century has shaped spatial patterns of segregation and differential exposure to the risk of flooding between European American and African American residents of New Orleans? Use at least one specific area or neighborhood in which these patterns have been evident as an example. 3. President Barak Obama described the experience of thousands of marginalized people who were stranded in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the federal government’s response to the disaster as “a continuation of passive indifference …” rather than “evidence of active malice.” This statement alludes to what was described in lecture as structural racism. Define structural racism (please do not use the Wikipedia definition) and identify two ways that the events of Hurricane Katrina can be interpreted as having been shaped by structural racism....
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2010 for the course ESPM 28984 taught by Professor Spreyer during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.
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