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The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation [Paperback]

Item : The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation [Paperback]
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Author Author : Moore, Natalie Y.
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 1250118336
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781250118332
Publisher Publisher : Picador
Pages Pages : 272
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100133855

**One of Buzzfeed's18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016**

A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American City

In this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation in the city's South Side; with a memoirist's eye, she showcases the lives of these communities through the stories of people who reside there.The South Sideshows the impact of Chicago's historic segregation - and the ongoing policies that keep the system intact.

NATALIE Y. MOORE is the South Side bureau reporter for WBEZ, the NPR-member station in Chicago. Before joining WBEZ, she covered Detroit City Council forDetroit News. She worked as an education reporter for theSt. Paul Pioneer Pressand a reporter for the Associated Press in Jerusalem. Her work has been published inEssence, Black Enterprise,theChicago Reporter, In These Times,theChicago Sun-Timesand theChicago Tribune.She was awarded the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library and Foundation in 2017. She lives in Chicago.

An excellent work for all readers interested in knowing more about important, ongoing urban issues. Library Journal

Thoughtful and clarifying investigation & Moore refines our perception of the realities of segregation and the many possible paths to change.Booklist

Natalie Moore'sThe South Sideis an exquisite exploration of a portion of Chicago that has long embodied the problems and promise of black America. Moore brings her considerable gifts as a journalist and historian to bear along with her knowledge as a South Side native. Moore's latest is essential to anyone attempting to understand race in Chicago, our most American of cities. Ta-Nehisi Coates, author ofBetween the World and Me

Moore has captured the rhythm of Chicago, its beautyló.

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