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  • New book examines police brutality, African American activism in New Orleans

    New book examines police brutality, African American activism in New Orleans

    By Leslie Blair
    Leslie Blair
    Published: Feb. 15, 2010

    With its French, Spanish and Creole influences, New Orleans has the oldest black urban community of any city in the country. It also has a shocking history of police brutality that is told in “Black Rage in New Orleans: Police Brutality and African American Activism from African American Activism from World War II to Hurricane Katrina,” a new book by History Professor Leonard N. Moore.

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