Tag Archives: racism

Tulane researchers receive grant to repurpose abandoned “separate but equal” schools in Louisiana | News | Archinect

View of the gymnasium at the old Sabine High School in Many, Louisiana, one of several facilities that could be impacted by the study.Photo courtesy of Laura Blokker.

View of the gymnasium at the old Sabine High School in Many, Louisiana, one of several facilities that could be impacted by the study.Photo courtesy of Laura Blokker.

The schools, built as part a last-ditch attempt to establish “separate but equal” educational facilities in the state, were abandoned as racial integration began to take hold in 1970, and have sat empty for many years.

Source: Tulane researchers receive grant to repurpose abandoned “separate but equal” schools in Louisiana | News | Archinect

Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality | Cities | The Guardian

Abandoned properties in Baltimore’s Oliver neighbourhood

Where to build a freeway became not only an economic decision, but also a moral one – a chance to uplift and sweep clean America’s ghettos. But were they ghettos?

Source: Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality | Cities | The Guardian