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The South Side : a portrait of Chicago and American segregation

Author: Natalie Y Moore
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emanuel have touted and promoted Chicago as a "world class city." The skyscrapers kissing the clouds, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine lake views, fabulous shopping, vibrant theater scene, downtown flower beds and stellar architecture tell one story. Yet, swept under the rug is the stench of segregation that compromises Chicago. The Manhattan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Natalie Y Moore; Natalie Y Moore; Natalie Y Moore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Y Moore
ISBN: 9781137280152 1137280158
OCLC Number: 923665618
Description: xii, 250 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: A legacy threatened --
Jim Crow in Chicago --
A dream deferred --
Notes from a black gentrifer --
Separate and still unequal --
Kale is the new collard --
We are not Chiraq --
Searching for Harold --
Sweet home Chicago.
Responsibility: Natalie Y. Moore.

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In this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation on the South Side of Chicago through reported essays, showing the life of  Read more...
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"In a highly readable, conversational style, Moore demonstrates refreshing candor about how racial inequality infuses every aspect of daily life." "Kirkus Reviews"" **One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Read more...

 
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