New Book Explores 1960s Urban Renewal 'Root Shock'

Columbia professor Mindy Thompson Fullilove explores the painful results of post-World War II projects on African-Americans.
June 10, 2004, 12am PDT | Jeffrey Goodman
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Drawing from three sources - Pittsburgh's Lower Hill District, Newark's Central Ward, and Roanoke, Va. - Prof. Fullilove shows how "root shock...disabled powerful mechanisms of community, leaving the black world at an enormous disadvantage for meeting the challenges of globalization."

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Published on Monday, June 28, 2004 in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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