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New Orleans Racism

School Psychologist's Tweets About 'Black Thugs' Stir Up Firestorm in New Orleans

Posted 05.22.2012 | Education

A school psychologist in New Orleans is under fire for posting racially inflammatory comments online amid a debate about the school system's treatment...

A Katrina Retrospective: Structural Inequality, Environmental Justice and Our National Discourse on Race

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barbara Lee

The disparities in which different communities experienced the effects of Katrina were driven by racism in the region and manifest in everything from historical patterns of settlement to the lack of transportation resources.