Avoiding race: White teachers’ talk about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Sandy.

We are still learning from Hurricane Katrina and the resulting displacement of huge populations from the American Gulf Coast. One of the many topics still discussed is the role of inequality in the event and its aftermath. Many such discussions have focused on income disparities, or how certain populations were disproportionately impacted by the hurricane …