Poor Attention

Katz, Marisa
September 2005
New Republic;9/19/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 12, p11
Offers a look at the ways in which Hurricane Katrina forced the United States to focus on poverty within the country. Report that the victims of the hurricane were largely poor blacks; Statement that poverty limits life choices and life prospects; Report that race and socio-economic status are often intertwined; Reference to the book "How the Other Half Lives," by Jacob Riis; Reference to the book "The Other America," by Michael Harrington.


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